Witschen, O'Neill ninth at NCAA outdoor T&F

Witschen, O'Neill ninth at NCAA outdoor T&F

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Day 1 and 2 Results

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Senior Michael Witschen placed ninth (23-0 1-4) and sophomore Conor White took 11th (22-8) in a 20-man long-jump field at Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Geneva, Ohio.

Connor O'Neill tied for ninth in Saturday's pole vault at 15-9.

Junior Brielle Bierman took 20th of 22 in the 400-meter hurdles prelims in 65.21 to end her season.

Junior Laura Eischens took 20th out of 22 in the seven-event heptathlon, with 4220 points.

Micah Hausman competed in Friday's shot put, and placed 12th out of 20 with a best of 52-7 1-4.

 

 

Preview

The three-day NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships are underway in Geneva, Ohio, under rainy and cool conditions.

Four of the six St. Thomas qualifiers will compete Thursday:

  • Laura Eischens in day one of the heptathlon;
  • Michael Witschen and Conor White in the long jump;
  • Brielle Bierman in the 400 hurdles prelims.

Micah Hausman competes Friday in the shot put. Connor O'Neill will be in action Saturday in the pole vault.

Rain and cooler temperatures are in the forecast Thursday and part of Friday. Saturday's forecast calls for sunshine and a high of 72.