St. Thomas will send seven men in eight events and three women field-event athletes to the March 8-9 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Boston. The top 20 entries in each of 21 events for each gender will compete.
Senior Eric Holst is seeded third in the weight throw with a conference-record mark of 66-1 3-4. Holst was a national champion last May in the outdoor hammer throw.
Seniors Conor White (23-8) and Nick Spann (23-6 3-4) are seeded seventh and ninth in the long jump. Those marks rank in the top five in school history indoors. Spann has also qualified in the triple jump and is seeded 15th.
Junior Karl Wachter is seeded 11th in the mile with a season-best of 4:13.43. That's also the third fastest mile in program history. For NCAA seeding, that converts to 4:10.24.
Sophomore Carl Kozlowski is seeded 19th in the 800 meters. His season best of 1:54 converts to 1:52.91 for NCAA seeding.
Senior Grace Bordson will attempt to repeat as an indoor All-America recipient in the high jump. Her season best of 5-7 currently ranks 10th, just a fraction out of the top two.
Junior Steph Kretlow is seeded ninth in the long jump with a best of 18-9 1-4.
Freshman Megan Gehrke is seeded ninth in the shot put with a school-record best of 45-10 1-2.