|Date:||April 22, 2017|
|Time:||12:00 pm||Results:||11 of 14||Location:||Augustana College - Rock Island, Ill.|
Augustana-Rock Island hosted the annual Meet of Champions today and won the team title of the 14-team field posting 185.5 points. North Central (IL) was second with 158 and UW-Stevens Point was third with 138. Luther finished 11th with 30 points.
Headling today's results for the Norse was Elijah Kane who posted a top-10 performance in the Decathlon. Kane finished fifth in the field of 18 competitors with 5569 points that ranks 10th on Luther's all-time list.
Scoring team points today included:
800 meters - Alex Bishop - 7th (1:56.05), Andrew Millan - 8th (1:56.14)
1500 meters - Collin Kern - 4th (3:56.69)
5000 meters - Ben Selcke - 8th (16:17.00)
10,000 meters - Trever Schwichtenberg - 9th (32:24.61)
3,000 Steeplechase - Isaac Jensen - 5th (9:35.67), Will Simonson - 8th (9:42.16)
Javelin - Lucas Kane - 5th (164-4)
Decathlon - Elijah Kane - 8th (5569 pts)
Up next, Luther will find out this coming Monday, April 24 if it has qualified any relays for the 2017 Drake Relays. The Drake Relays will be held April 26-29.
Also on the schedule this week is a trip to St. Mary's University (MN) for the St. Mary's Open on Saturday, April 29. Start time is scheduled for Noon.
Sponsor: Track and Field (men)
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586