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Luther placed seventh at the 10-team Augustana-Rock Island Meet of Champions this afternoon. The Norse posted 59.5 points. Augustana won the team title with 201.5, followed by UW-Platteville with 161.75 and UW-Whitewater with 144.5.
Marty Mitchell, Austin Bauer and Alex Rigdon finished second, third and fourth respectively in the 10,000. Mitchell's time of 31:00.34 ranks third all-time, while Bauer's time of 31:11.91 ranks fifth and Rigdon's time of 31:12.75 ranks sixth.
Third place finishes were recorded by Tyler Broadwell in the 5,000 (15:26.38), Logan Langley in the 1500 (3:59.82) and Sam Stokes-Cerkvenik in the 400 hurdles (56.72).
Andy Ambrose posted a top-10 mark in the Decathlon. Ambrose placed sixth from the field of 12 competitors with a point total of 5,445 points that ranks sixth on Luther's all-time list.
The Norse will compete at the Drake Relays this week and for those who do not qualify for Drake, will compete at the St. Mary's University Invitational on Saturday, April 27.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586