February 07, 2009

Pipers set eight meet records at UW-Superior

All of the Piper event wins during the day were Border Battle meet records.

The Piper throwers dominated the competition on Lake Superior, finishing with four of the top five puts in the shot, and five of the top six marks in the weight throw.

King hit an NCAA provisional mark of 16.39 meters (53-9 1/4) in the shot put. He then went on to win the weight throw with a toss of 16.25 meters (53-3 3/4).

Also in the field events, Dan Johnson (So., Granite Falls, Minn.) won the triple jump with a leap of 12.80 meters (42-0).

On the track, Jack Deichert (Fy., Golden Valley, Minn.) brought home the first event win of the day for the Pipers, winning the mile in 4:39.50.

Tyson Molitor (So., Belgrade, Minn.) then sprinted to a win in the 400 meter dash, also setting a new meet record at 50.82.

Jamison Hull (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) brought home the third Piper track win when he won the 1,000 meter run with a time of 2:40.03.

Ian Bauer made it 4-for-4 in Piper track wins that were meet records, as he won the 3,000 meter run in 8:50.25.

Hamline 1600 meter relay team kept the streak alive, winning the race in 3:28.85.

Brant Luehman (Sr., Amery, Wis.) finished second at two hurdle distances, first in the 55 meter hurdles in 8.68. He then ran the 200 meter hurdles in 27.11.

The Pipers will next compete on Saturday, February 14, at Carleton.