PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Augustana track & discipline groups posted fantastic marks on the second day of the Gorilla Basic in Pittsburg, Kansas, and the SDSU Basic in Brookings, South Dakota, on Saturday night.
“We had a fantastic complete to the second day of this impressive weekend,” director of observe & area/cross place Tracy Hellman reported. “We realized this weekend would be the time of year when massive matters occur and our young children undoubtedly stepped up to the obstacle.
“Down in Pittsburg, Kansas, Miller broke a person of the most storied information we have in the mile, not to be outdone by Hartman who also broke the report putting 3rd.”
The mile trio of Austin Miller, Ryan Hartman and Evan Johnson, who returned from final night’s No. 4 all-time Division II effectiveness in the length medley relay, ongoing to gentle up the keep track of.
Miller won the mile in a scorching 4:02.40 to crack the university history by above 3 seconds alongside with location the fulfill report. Hartman also ran below Augustana’s former university history, putting third in the race in 4:04.51. The two times are eighth and 11th in the country.
The past university information of 4:05.68 was held by Matt Kiesow and stood for 31 several years.
Johnson positioned sixth in the race in a new individual-finest time of 4:08.65 to go him up to No. 4 on Augustana’s Leading-10 listing.
Cami Streff, who was a part of the length medley relay that ran the No. 1 time in the nation at the Mines Open on Feb. 4, ran the open up 800m at the SDSU Common.
She blazed the monitor in a new university history time of 2:09.61, the time also broke the meet record and ranks her fourth in Division II this year.
“Streff experienced a large working day in profitable the 800m, location a faculty and satisfy report in the system,” Hellman included.
Sophomore Caroline Sudbeck was also in the race, inserting fourth in a new own-best 2:12.49 ranking her fifth on the Prime-10 record.
Jonah Breuer eclipsed the 1:54 mark in the men’s 800m jogging 1:53.98 to spot fourth general.
Lawrence Lokonobei continued to chip away at his season’s finest time in the 60m hurdles, working 8.12 to earn the party. His time retains continuous at No. 2 in the NSIC this calendar year.
Nicolette Schmidt placed 3rd in the mile, strengthening on her season’s most effective, running beneath the NCAA Provisional Qualifying time, clocking in at 4:56.29.
Meagan Schenk was near at the rear of but just outside the house of the provisional qualifier, working 4:58.82.
Schmidt returned in the 1,000m inserting 2nd in 2:53.29 to transfer to No. 2 on Augustana’s all-time checklist, just shy of Emma Anderson’s university file time of 2:53.06 set back again in 2016.
In the men’s mile, Colten Model improved on his individual-finest time putting sixth in 4:09.75, creating the fourth Viking of the working day to operate less than the NCAA Provisional Qualifying time.
Matt Steiger positioned eighth in the race in a new personalized-most effective time of 4:13.19.
Freshman Ella Heinitz put 11th in the open up 400m operating a own very best 58.58, to go her to No. 8 on Augustana’s Top-10 record.
Gavin Fischer created his 400m debut placing 14th functioning 50.47.
Freshman Maia Peterson ran a season’s very best in the 600m inserting fifth in 1:37.83.
Noah Melton ran a new season’s best time of 1:21.28 in the 600m to declare fourth put.
Kylee Sallee put next in the women’s very long leap with a leap of 17-08 on her next try.
Mearah Miedma experienced a year-best bounce of 5-5 in the large soar to tie for second.
Janae Becher ongoing her climb up Augustana’s all-time record with a new private-ideal throw of 45-06.25 in the weight throw. Her heave moves her to 3rd on the all-time checklist.
Kaly Banks had a runner-up finish in the women’s triple soar on her sixth attempt jumping 37-05.25.
The women’s 4x400m relay of Heinitz, Streff, Noa Marteau and Peterson positioned 2nd, operating 3:55.40.
“In general we are starting to occur jointly and peak at the correct time,” Hellman extra. “The coaching workers is pretty thrilled to see our groups contend once again up coming 7 days.”
The Vikings will compete in the SDSU Very last Opportunity Fulfill on Saturday right before competing in the NSIC Indoor Championships Feb. 25-26.