Pentek Leads St. Norbert to Third-Place Finish
From Sports Information Director, May 10, 2008 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
The Green Knights totaled 98 points to place in the top three in the league for the seventh-straight year. Monmouth won the championship with 267 points, followed by runner-up Illinois College's 133 points.
Pentek won the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs. Pentek won the 5K with a time of 15:07.71, and added the 10K championship with a time of 32:23.68.
Paul Leeman fared well in the jumps with a couple of top-four finishes. Leeman was second in the triple jump with a leap of 45 feet, 11 1/4 inches to provisionally qualify him for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship. Leeman was fourth in the long jump at 21-7 1/2.
St. Norbert's 4x100-meter relay team placed third at 43.08 seconds. Dustin Dessell, Josh Zweiger, Tom Georgia and Dann Schneider ran on the 4x100 team. The 4x400-meter relay team of Georgia, John Barrett, Ham Dowden and Steve Schumacher was fourth at 3:29.56.
Zweiger and Alex Albers placed second and third, respectively, in the 110-meter high hurldes. Zweiger ran a time of 15.44 seconds and Albers was close behind at 15.97 seconds. Albers was fourth in the 400-meter hurdles at 59.30 seconds.
Aaron Roden placed fourth in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:26.91. Schneider added a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter dash at 49.92 seconds, and was the only freshman in that event's finals.