Schneider's Big Day Paces St. Norbert
From Sports Information Director, April 18, 2009 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, email@example.com, (920) 403-4077
The Green Knights registered 207 points, just behind Milwaukee School of Engineering's 211 points. Marquette was third with 116 points.
Schneider won the 200-meter dash and the long jump, provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship in the latter event. Schneider's long jump leap went 23 feet 1/2 inch. He also won the 200 by nearly a full half-second, running a winning time of 22.04 seconds. Schneider placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 43-8 1/2.
St. Norbert won the 800-meter sprint medley with a time of 1:36.57. Running the medley were Dustin Dessell, Paul Leeman, Schneider and Ham Dowden.
Alex DeVillers was first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:58.51, while Mackenzie Laska was second with a time of 10:25.11. Benji Wetli added a second-place finish in the 5,000-meter run in 17:36.89, while Ben Knapp was third in the 5K with a time of 18:22.68.
Paul Leeman was second in the high jump, clearing a height of 6 feet 3/4 inch. He was third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:00.31. Brent Schreiber was third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 52.23 seconds.
Jordan Gobert placed second in the javelin throw with a distance of 150 feet 7 inches. Tony Grossman was third in the pole vault with a height of 11-11 3/4.
St. Norbert was second in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 45.13 seconds, with Dowden, Leeman, Schneider and David Mason running. The 4x400-meter relay team of Ryan Ascher, Dowden, Grossman and John O'Brien was second with a time of 3:36.96.
The distance medley team was third with a time of 11:00.91. Running the distance medley were Steve Schumacher, Mason, Gobert and John Barrett.