Entries tagged with ‘outdoor’
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's track and field team opened their outdoor season Friday, April 6, with a fourth place finish at the Central (Iowa) Invitational in Pella, Iowa. Gustavus finished with 99.5 points, while Simpson edged Hastings out 183.5-177.5 for the team title. Sophomore Lisa Brown provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships with a 134-01 effort in the javelin throw, placing second.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's track and field team opened its outdoor season Friday, April 6, with a fourth-place finish at the Central (Iowa) Invitational in Pella, Iowa. Hastings College scored 174 points to run away with the team title, followed by Iowa Central Community College (118), host Central (89), and Gustavus (80.5). Alex Zupan won the 1500 and 5000 races to lead the Gusties, who host the Lee Krough Invitational Saturday, April 14.
Gustavus Adolphus first-year Lisa Brown captured the national title in the javelin throw Saturday at the 2006 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill. Brown's Division III season best toss of 154 feet, 6 inches bettered her own Gustavus record by nearly 18 feet. Ashley Cronen (fifth) and Tanner Miest (eighth) added top-eight finishes in the 800-meter run and the 110-meter hurdles, respectively.