|Date:||April 1, 2017|
|Time:||11:00 am||Results:||5 of 9||Location:||Augustana College - Rock Island, Ill.|
The men's track and field team competed at the Augustana-Rock Island Viking Olympics today in Rock Island, Ill. This was the first outdoor meet for the Norse on their outdoor schedule.
Nine teams were in the field and Luther placed fifth posting 64.5 points. Host Augustana won the team title with 284 points and was followed by UW-Whitewater with 250 and Michigan Tech with 96.
Points were awarded to the top-nine college place finishers. Luther athletes who placed in the top-nine and their events are listed below.
Javelin (23 Competitors) - Lucas Kane - 3rd (156-0)
Hammer Throw (15 Competitors) - Lucas Kane - 9th (123-0)
200 (49 Competitors) - Nana Asante-Apeautu - 6th (22.92)
800 (34 Competitors) - Andrew Millan - 4th (1:58.26)
1500 (60 Competitors) - Collin Kern - 5th (4:01.92), John Westby - 9th (4:06.62)
3000 Steeplechase (19 Competitors) - Patrick Finnegan - 3rd (9:38.98), Will Simonson - 5th (9:45.40)
5000 (42 Competitors) - Isaac Jensen - 6th (15:15.18), Patrick Larson - 8th (15:19.85), Erik Duethman - 9th (15:31.41)
4 x 400 (22 Teams) - Cooper Nelson, Jackson Churchill, Andrew Millan, Noah Goetzke - 8th (3:29.23)
Sponsor: Track and Field (men)
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586