February 27, 2009

Nelson wins 200-meter dash at Macalester Invite

Nelson won the race in 22.52, just .02 off the school record time.

Christian Swanberg (So., Lindstrom, Minn.) finished second in that event with a time of 22.84.

In the field events, Derall King (So., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) threw 15.85 meters (52-0) to win the weight throw. Nate Bell (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.) was third with a throw of 14.46 meters (47-5 1/4).

Dan Johnson (So., Granite Falls, Minn.) finished second in the long jump with a leap of 6.18 meters (20-3 1/2).

Matt Koivisto (So., Pengilly, Minn.) finished second in the pole vault by clearing 4.15 meters (13-7 1/4). Nic Hawley (Fy., Saint Paul, Minn.) was third after clearing 4.0 meters (13-1 1/2).