Hamline News

Piper throwers continue streak of NCAA provisional throws in 2010

Hamline has tossed an NCAA provisional throw in each meet of the indoor season during 2010.

King posted his fourth straight NCAA provisional throw in the shot put with a put of 16.66 meters (54-8), winning the event. He then placed second in the weight throw to his teammate, hitting the NCAA provisional mark with a throw of 16.74 meters (54-11 1/4).

Schlichting posted the win in the weight throw with his NCAA provisional toss of 16.84 (55-3).

Clarence Suttle (Jr., Saint Paul, Minn.) started the Pipers off with a second place finish on the track, sprinting to the finish in the 55-meter dash in 6.62.

Andy Marnach (Sr., Hokah, Minn.) placed fourth in the same event with a time of 6.73 before going on to win the 200-meter dash in 22.73.

Tyson Molitor (Jr., Belgrade, Minn.) continued the Piper success in the sprints with the event win in the 400-meter dash in 50.51, while Christian Willman (Fy., Rosemount, Minn.) won the 600-meter dash in 1:16.18.

As the distances lengthened, the Pipers still found success, starting with Ian Campbell (So., Blooming Prairie, Minn.) winning the 1000 meter run in 2:32.44.

Hamline's 1600 meter relay team also posted a win, racing to the finish in 3:25.75.

In the field events, Christian Kibler (Fy., Burnsville, Minn.) placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 12.67 meters (41-7).

Shaise Schuette (Fy., Anoka, Minn.) won the pole vault for the Pipers, clearing 4.42 meters (14-6).

The Pipers won the team competition at Carleton, posting nearly double the points of second-place Bethel, 203.5-101.5.

Hamline next competes on Friday, February 19, at the University of Minnesota Snowshoe Open.