St. Norbert Places Second at MWC Outdoor Championship

From Sports Information Director, May 10, 2014 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

GRINNELL, Iowa - St. Norbert College had a big second day at the Midwest Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship to finish in second place in the team standings.

The Green Knights totaled 158.33 points to handily finish in second place. Monmouth College won the team championship with 209.67 points. Carroll University was a distant third with 94 points.

Four Green Knights claimed individual conference titles on Day 2. Randy Hill picked up a conference championship in the triple jump, posting a leap of 46 feet 5 1/4 inches. Taylor Pasterski also won a conference title by winning the 400-meter dash with a time of 47.44 seconds. Jack Feuerstein earned a win in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing with a time of 55.30 seconds. Austin Livingston won a bang-bang finish at the tape to win the 800-meter run in 1:54.86, finishing .06 seconds ahead of the runner-up.

Pasterski, who was named one of the meet's Most Outstanding Track Performers at the conclusion of the championship, was second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.15 seconds.

St. Norbert's two relays finished in second place. The 4x400-meter relay of Akeem Edmonds, Jake Schneider, Livingston and Stephen Sheperd finished with a time of 3:20.99. The 4x100-meter relay quartet of Tyler Lewis, Pasterski, Colin O'Brien and Ryan Grandlic finished with a time of 42.61 seconds.

Brad Boockmeier placed second in the javelin throw and third in the shot put. Boockmeier threw the javelin 176 feet 8 inches, and heaved the shot 50-7 1/4.

Hayden Hoffmann finished in second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:42.22. Mike Linzmeier was sixth in 10:03.96, and Daniel Reigh was eighth in 10:22.28.

Feuerstein, Jordan Baker and Dan Sisler placed fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively in the 110-meter hurdles. Feuerstein timed 16.25 seconds, Baker 16.44 seconds and Sisler 16.68 seconds.

Edmonds was fourth in the 400-meter dash in 49.16 seconds, while Grandlic was eighth in 50.47 seconds. Baker was fourth in the 400-meter hurdles in 56.98 seconds, and Andrew Hull was seventh in 58.67 seconds.

Schneider claimed a fifth-place showing in the 800-meter run in 1:57.38. Sisler paced eighth in the javelin with a throw of 151-3.