Track and field to send 39 competitors to outdoor national championships

Track and field to send 39 competitors to outdoor national championships

EVENT SCHEDULE

SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia University track and field programs will travel a total of 39 men’s and women’s athletes (list below) to the 2014 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, held May 22-24 in Gulf Shores, Ala. The Bulldogs are set to depart by bus on Monday as they begin their trek to Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium.

Concordia’s fifth nationally-ranked men will bring 22 athletes to the national meet. Of them, 18 have previous national championships experience. They have a combined 25 career All-America honors. Senior John Cartier leads the way with five career All-America claims – all in the 4x400 meter relay.

Ranked seventh in the NAIA, the Bulldog women will take 17 competitors to the national championships. Fourteen possess national meet experience. Those 14 have a combined 29 career All-America awards. Senior Jena Schwalenberg is a six-time All-American and fellow senior Jamie Crouse earned All-America status on five occasions.

All of the National Championship events from Gulf Shores, Ala., will be video-streamed live for $5.95. Click Here for more information.

NOTE: Each relay has more than four competitors listed. Final determinations have not yet been made.

*Career All-America honors in parentheses

MEN (22)

  • Jonathon Becker (2), senior
    -110 meter hurdles (14th, 14.67)
    -400 meter hurdles (13th, 53.84)
    -4x100 meter relay (13th, 41.48)
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
    -4x800 meter relay (18th, 7:46.72)

  • Cody Boellstorff (2), sophomore
    -Hammer throw (3rd, 203’ 4”)
  • John Cartier (5), senior
    -400 meter dash (12th, 48.06)
    -4x100 meter relay (13th, 41.48)
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
  • Matthew Chapa, junior
    -4x800 meter relay (18th, 7:46.72)
  • Trey Farmer, junior
    -Shot put (9th, 52’ 11 ½”)
    -Hammer throw (15th, 176’ 7”)
  • Carson Farr (1), senior
    -Pole vault (3rd, 16’ 5 ¼”)
  • Garrett Golke, senior
    -4x100 meter relay (13th, 41.48)
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
  • Alex Heiden (3), senior
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
  • Ben Hinckfoot (5), senior
    -400 meter hurdles (7th, 53.16)
    -110 meter hurdles (15th, 14.69)
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
    -4x800 meter relay (18th, 7:46.72)
  • Philip Kreutzer, freshman
    -Shot put (15th, 51’ 7”)
  • Jordan Larrington, senior
    -Hammer throw (20th, 173’ 11”)
  • Zach Lurz (1), freshman
    -Shot put (2nd, 57’ 3”)
    -Discus (3rd, 177’ 9”)
    -Hammer throw (6th, 186’ 3”)
  • Andrew Malan (1), senior
    -4x800 meter relay (18th, 7:46.72)
  • CJ Muller (1), freshman
    -4x100 meter relay (13th, 41.48)
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
  • Tai Pleasant (1), senior
    -4x100 meter relay (13th, 41.48)
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
  • Brandon Ramos, sophomore
    -Pole vault (10th, 15’ 9”)
    -Decathlon (16th, 5,957 points)
  • Benjamin Schulteis, sophomore
    -Hammer throw (16th, 176’ 4”)
  • Ben Sievert (2), junior
    -4x800 meter relay (18th, 7:46.72)
  • Josh Slechta, sophomore
    -Hammer throw (17th, 175’ 4”)
  • Noah Smith, senior
    -4x100 meter relay (13th, 41.48)
  • Jaap Van Gaalen (1), sophomore
    -4x400 meter relay (6th, 3:14.09)
    -4x800 meter relay (18th, 7:46.72)
  • Lucas Wiechman, freshman
    -Pole vault (9th, 16’)
    -Decathlon (15th, 6,034 points)

WOMEN (17)

  • Kattie Cleveland, sophomore
    -Discus (22nd, 143’ 2”)
  • Stephanie Coley (2), sophomore
    -Shot put (5th, 47’ 10”)
  • Jamie Crouse (5), senior
    -Hammer throw (6th, 181’ 2”)
    -Shot put (21st, 43’ 6”)
  • Alayna Daberkow, freshman
    -4x800 meter relay (12th, 9:24.10)
  • Brittany Erdmann (3), junior
    -Discus (19th, 143’ 10”)
    -Shot put (27th, 43’ 1”)
  • Kellie Fegter (1), senior
    -Pole vault (16th, 11’ 7 ¾”)
  • Liz King (1), sophomore
    -Javelin (1st, 166’ 11”)
    -Hammer throw (14th, 167’ 8”)
  • Lydia Pomerenke (2), senior
    -Heptathlon (7th, 4,556 points)
  • Kali Robb, freshman
    -Hammer throw (4th, 182’ 9”)
    -Shot put (14th, 44’ 4 ¼”)
  • Jena Schwalenberg (6), senior
    -4x800 meter relay (12th, 9:24.10)
  • Katelyn Shoup, sophomore
    -Triple jump (17th, 38’ 3 ¼”)
  • Sara Simmons, junior
    -Heptathlon (5th, 4,617 points)
    -100 meter hurdles (42nd, 15.09)
  • Katricia Svoboda, freshman
    -Discus (14th, 146’ 6”)
  • Marti Vlasin (1), freshman
    -4x800 meter relay (12th, 9:24.10)
  • Jenean Williams (4), senior
    -4x800 meter relay (12th, 9:24.10)
  • Kim Wood (3), sophomore
    -800 meter run (16th, 2:13.08)
    -4x800 meter relay (12th, 9:24.10)
  • Shelby Yelden (1), senior
    -Pole vault (2nd, 12’ 2”)

16 May 2014

Sophomore Cody Boellstorff