Max Hanson Named MIAC Championships Outstanding Men’s Track Athlete

Posted on March 11th, 2010 by

Max Hanson

Gustavus Adolphus senior Max Hanson (Buffalo, Minn.) has been named 2010 MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships most Outstanding Men’s Track Athlete, while receiving the most Outstanding Performance of the Meet.

Hanson contributed two individual event wins and one relay victory in Gustavus’s fourth place finish at the 2010 MIAC Champoinships.  On Friday, Hanson won the 800-meter run with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 1:52.54, breaking the meet and track record.  Hanson also ran the anchor leg of the first place distance medley relay (10:16.26) team later in the night.  The Gustavus DMR also set a new meet and track record.  On Saturday, Hason concluded his already oustanding performance with a victory in the 600-yard dash, once again setting a new meet and track record with a time of 1:11.48.

Hanson’s individual performance in the 800-meter run earned him most Outstanding Performance of the Meet honors.  His winning time of 1:52.54 is the second fastest in the nation, giving him the #2 seed entering the 2010 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Hanson will compete in the 2010 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend starting on Friday, March 12.  The event will take place at the James A. Hollensteiner Track on the campus of DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind.


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