Hamline News

May 07, 2011

Pipers host final meet before MIAC championships

The Hamline University men’s track and field team had several strong performances as they hosted the final meet before the MIAC championships, the Meet of the UnSaintly, on Saturday afternoon.

Ian Campbell won the 1500-meter run, finishing just shy of the NCAA provisional time in 3:54.82. Ellis Richardson was fourth in the same event with a time of 4:03.97.

In the 800-meter run, Brendan Ruter finished fifth in 1:56.88.

In the 200-meter dash, Christian Swanberg led the Pipers as he placed second in 22:30. Christian Willman was sixth in 22.62. Then in the 100-meter dash, Swanberg placed fourth in 11.05. Javan Copley was 11th in 11.53.

Brennan McKeag had an NCAA provisional throw in the shot put with a toss of 15.52 meters (50-11), placing him second in the event. McKeag placed fifth in the hammer throw invitational with an NCAA provisional throw of 56.23 meters (184-6).

Joe Morelli finished fifth in the discus throw with a throw of 39.39 meters (129-3) and also in the shot put with a put of 14.48 meters (47-6 ¼). Andrew Schlichting was sixth in the discus with a throw of 37.04 meters (121-6).

John Yates placed third in the javelin throw invitational with a throw of 51.12 meters (167-8). Trevor Davis was fourth at 48.86 meters (160-4) and Josh Slate was fifth at 44.26 meters (145-2).

In the triple jump, Christian Kibler was third with a leap of 13.16 meters (43-2 ¼) and Travis Latzke placed fourth with a jump of 13.03 meters (42-9). Amanda Lee and Dan Johnson tied for fifth at 12.76 meters (41-10 ½).

Amani Lee took fourth in the high jump, clearing 1.88 meters (6-2).

Hamline’s next meet will be the MIAC championships at Gustavus Adolphus on Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14.