Green Knights Finish Fourth at MWC Outdoor Championship

From Sports Information Director, May 15, 2010 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. - St. Norbert College improved one place from a year ago to finish fourth at the Midwest Conference Outdoor Men's Track and Field Championships at Illinois College.

The Green Knights finished with a total of 102 points. Monmouth College won the championship with 202 points, while Carroll University was second with 123 points and Grinnell College third with 113 points.

Dann Schneider provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship in two events - the 400-meter run and the long jump. Schneider finished second in the 400 with a time of 47.61 seconds, and also placed second in the long jump at 7.09 meters.

Aaron Roden won the 10,000-meter run with a time of 32 minutes 44.94 seconds. Roden finished as the runner-up in the 5,000-meter run, finishing in a time of 15:32.17.

St. Norbert grabbed the top two spots in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Mackenzie Laska won the championship handily with a time of 9:30.33. Alex DeVillers followed in second with a time of 9:44.52.

Jordan Gobert finished third in the pole vault, clearing a height of 4.25 meters to round out the Green Knights' top-three individual finishes.

St. Norbert had one relay finish in the top three - with the 4x400-meter relay placing third in a time of 3:24.30.