Men’s Indoor Track & Field Places Fourth At Macalester Kilt Classic

Posted on February 28th, 2015 by

The Leonard Center on the campus of Macalester College.

St. Paul – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s indoor track and field team scored a 69 to finish fourth at the Macalester College Kilt Classic held Friday at the Leonard Center. In what was the teams’ final warm-up before the upcoming MIAC Championships set to take place next weekend in Moorhead, Gustavus tallied a total of seven individual event top three finishes.

Hamline University won the five-team competition with a score of 169. Bethel University took second with a 107, and Macalester placed third with a 78.

Thomas Knobbe placed second in the 3,000-meter run at the Kilt Classic on Friday in St. Paul.

Thomas Knobbe placed second in the 3,000-meter run at the Kilt Classic on Friday in St. Paul.

In the 3,000-meter run, Gustavus filled out the podium with the second and third place finishers. Thomas Knobbe (So., West Des Moines, Iowa) finished runner-up with a time of 8:50.83, and Evan Jones (So., Pella, Iowa) came in right behind his classmate in third with a time of 9:01.91.

Gustavus’s other top performances on the track came from Scott Williams (Sr., Maple Grove, Minn.) and Kyle Federickson (So., Victoria, Minn.). Williams ran an 8.75 to come in second in the 60-meter hurdles, and Frederickson crossed the line in 52.46 to take third in the 400-meter dash.

The Black and Gold’s top performance in the field events came in the pole vault where Derek Huntley (So., Maplewood, Minn.) cleared 14-feet 8-inches in a second place effort.

Peter Schwartz (So., Kasson, Minn.) came in third in the high jump after clearing 5-feet 9.25-inches, and Jesse Scheiterlein (Sr., Sartell, Minn.) led the way in the throws with a third place showing after a toss of 49-feet 9-inches.

Complete Results

The 2015 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships will be held on the campus of Concordia College on Friday, March 5 and Saturday, March 6.

Championships Website


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