March 06, 2011

Pair of Piper throwers headed to NCAA Indoor Championships

The NCAA announced the complete field for nationals today.

McKeag qualified for nationals in the shot put with an automatic qualifying mark of 17.15 meters (56-3 1/4). His put, ranking him second in the nation entering the meet, came at the UW-Superior Border Battle on February 5th.

Coyle qualified in the weight throw with a toss of 16.84 meters (55-3) at the St. Thomas Showcase on February 11.

The NCAA championships will be held at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12.

Coyle will compete on Friday at 10:00 a.m. CT. McKeag will compete on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

For more information about the NCAA Championships, go to the official meet website by clicking here.