Huskers go for title at NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships

  • Huskers go for title at NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships

Huskers go for title at NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships

The honor was meaningful to Foster, but the fact that he was able to help his team made it even more special.

Aggie senior Alison Ondrusek will take her final spins in the weight throw circle at Gilliam this weekend following her silver-medal performance at the SEC Championships. In the women's 400m, Southern California's Kendall Ellis sprinted to a 50.34 to take.12 off the time turned in by Phyllis Francis of OR at the NCAA meet in 2014.

The men's 4x400m relay witnessed three teams ahead of Auburn that broke the previous collegiate record including Southern California that broke the world record. For comparison sake, the mile is 1,609.34 meters.

Zallow took first place in the second heat of the night with a time of 7.65 seconds winning by.04 seconds.

UW-L has not finished lower than fifth at the indoor championships since 1985. She won Northeast-10 Conference titles in the 60m and 200m dash.

Colorado Mesa's Spencer Jahr (heptathlon) and Nolan Ellis (men's pole vault), Carson-Newman's Tanner Stepp (men's high jump), Central State's Juan Scott (men's 60 hurdles), Ursuline's Janelle Perry (women's 60 hurdles), Alaska-Anchorage's Danielle McCormick (women's 800), Millersville's Sunflower Greene (women's shot put) and Ariel Jackson's of Lindenwood (Mo.) (women's 200) all picked up individual titles for their programs.

A year ago at College Station, Edward Cheserek of OR out-kicked Knight in the final stretch to win his third-career 3,000 title indoors. McLaughlin ran 22.80 to place fourth. The first race on the track will the men's mile semifinals at 3:35 p.m.

"I've been coaching about 35 years and it was one of the most fun weekends I've had". The mark is the third-best time in Division II history. She took home first place in the weight throw (15.44m) in her first collegiate event, the UMass Boston Winter Open, on December 2. He won his semifinal heat with a time of 7.65 seconds before running a 7.72 in the finals. In the pentathlon this year, Schultz accelerated by claiming the top NCAA score with a 4,502 scored at the Texas Tech Shootout on February 9.

The men's eighth-place is their highest finish indoor nationals since 2005, while the women's top 20 finish was its best since 2014. It was good for seventh among the other 16 competitors.

Representing Southern California, Randall Cunningham was the men's high jump victor, although he broke his tibia on an approach and is now at the hospital.

"It doesn't get any bigger than this, with us hosting the NCAA Championships indoors", said Aggie head coach Pat Henry, who is in his 14 season with Texas A&M.