May 14, 2009

Pipers run to NCAA provisional times in pair of races at La Crosse

The 1600-meter relay team of Andy Marnach (Jr., Hokah, Minn.), Brant Luehman (Sr., Amery, Wis.), Tyson Molitor (So., Belgrade, Minn.) and Brent Nelson (Jr., New London, Minn.) sprinted to the finish in an NCAA provisional time of 3:14.65.

Brandon Gleason (Sr., Mantorville, Minn.) ran to an eighth place finish in the 1500-meter run with an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 3:51.79.

Aaron Wilkerson (Jr., Roseville, Minn.) threw his way to a fourth place finish in the hammer throw with a toss of 53.16 meters (174-5). Andy Norman (So., Winona, Minn.) finished eighth in the event with a toss of 51.02 meters (168-00).

Brennan McKeag (Fy., Lakeville, Minn.) finished 12th in the shot put with a toss of 14.41 meters (47-3 1/2).