Tommie Sports - Women's Track and Field

DM Relay 4th, Dunne in 2nd at NCAAs

March 08, 2013

Senior Taylor Berg put her name into the St. Thomas record books for the third time in eight days as she anchored UST to a fourth-place finish and five team points Friday at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Naperville, Ill.

St. Thomas clocked 11:37.96 with Erin Statz, Emily Van Heel, Kayla Goeman and Berg. That broke a four-year-old school record set with an NCAA runner-up finish in 11:44. Berg ran on an NCAA champion DM relay and two fourth-place DM relays in her indoor career. UW-Oshkosh, Middlebury and Geneseo State went 1-2-3 in the race on Friday, three to five seconds ahead of the Toms.

On Saturday afternoon, Berg and Statz will run the 5,000 on Goeman will join Emily Van Heel, and Erica and Angela Tipp in the 4x400 relay.

Last weekend, Berg broke Tommie indoor records for the 1000 and the mile.

On the men's side, Maxwell Dunne sits in second place out of 13 entrants in the heptathlon, with four of seven events completed. Central College's Eric Larson leads at 2,949, with Dunne at 2,917. Gavin Yseth is in 12th place at 2,511. 


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