|Date:||February 3, 2018|
|Time:||10:30 am||Results:||1 of 4||Location:||Home|
Luther hosted the 31st annual Alumni Track Meet this afternoon. The Norse won the team title by two points, edging the Norse Alumni. Luther tallied 156 points, while the Alumni finished with 154. The Iowa State University Running Club was third with 94 and St. Mary's University (MN) had 77.
The Norse posted a couple of top-10 performances this afternoon. Will Simonson, who won the 2000 meter steeplechase, finished with a time of 6:14.82 that ranks tenth all-time. Robert Smedsrud and Elijah Kane tallied 2269 points and 2252 points and finished second and third in the pentathlon behind Jackson Hendricks with 2278. Smedsrud's point total ranks sixth all-time and Kane's ranks seventh. Hendricks already ranks fifth all-time with a point total of 2397 set last year. Lucas Kane posted a distance of 45-2 1/2 in the weight throw and finished second behind Luther alumna Dan Etter who won the event with a mark of 48-07 1/2. Kane's distance ranks seventh all-time.
The Norse return to action one week from today when they will compete at the UW-Platteville Invitational. Start time is slated for 11:00 a.m.
Sponsor: Track and Field (men)
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586