Hamline News

February 14, 2009

Pipers capture five events at Carleton

Clarence Suttle (So., Saint Paul, Minn.) started off with the first win of the day for Hamline, sprinting to first in the 55-meter dash in 6.72. Tyson Molitor (So., Belgrade, Minn.) was third in 6.78 and Brent Nelson (Jr., New London, Minn.) was fourth in 6.79.

The Piper 1600-meter relay team was also victorious, taking the race in 3:24.37.

Hamline then began tallying wins in field events, starting with a sweep of the throws. Derall King (So., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) won the shot put with a toss of 15.19 meters (49-10). Pipers then took the top four spots in the weight throw.

Andy Norman (So., Winona, Minn.) won the event with a throw of 16.02 meters (52-6 3/4). Nate Bell (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.) was second at 14.96 meters (49-1), Aaron Wilkerson (Jr., Roseville, Minn.) was third at 14.95 meters (49-3/4) and King was fourth at 14.37 meters (47-1 ¾).

Devin Swanberg (Sr., Lindstrom, Minn.) cleared 6-2 in the high jump to take the title in that event.

The Pipers will next compete on Friday, February 20, at the University of Minnesota.