After the first day of competition at the 2010 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships taking place in the Recreation Center in Northfield, Minn., the Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team is currently in seventh place with 36 points. Max Hanson turned in the top individual performance of the day by winning the 800-meter run with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 1:52.54. His time is also a new Recreation Center record and meet record. St. Thomas sits in first place (90 pts), while Hamline is in second (72 pts), and Bethel rounds out the top three in third (59 pts).
The Gustavus distance medley relay team of John Kennedy, Matt Leeb, Carson Smith, and Max Hanson also had a record-breaking day. The Gustavus DMR team took first place with a time of 10:16.26, breaking the Recreation Center and meet record. Cole Carlson also made the podium in the 400-meter dash, taking second place with a time of 50.03.
Matt Dvorak added a fourth place finish in the 55-meter dash (6.60), while Carl Stenoin placed seventh in the pole vault (13’ 5.25”).
The 2010 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships will conclude on Saturday, March 6. Events will begin at 12:00pm starting with the women’s triple jump, and
men’s high jump and shot put