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St. Norbert Finishes Second at MWC Indoor Championship

From Sports Information Director, February 27, 2016 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes,, (920) 403-4077

GALESBURG, Ill. - St. Norbert College finished in second place at the Midwest Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship for the fourth consecutive year in this year's event hosted by Knox College's T. Fleming Fieldhouse.

The Green Knights totaled 136 points to finish runner-up to Monmouth College. The Fighting Scots compiled 186 points to win their 17th consecutive MWC Indoor championship. Ripon College and Carroll University tied for third place with 64 points.

Randy Hill was named one of the meet's Most Outstanding Field Performers. Hill, who took second in the long jump on Friday, won the conference title in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet 4 1/4 inches. Hill also added a second-place finish in the triple jump with a distance of 44-10 3/4.

Colin O'Brien set a new St. Norbert record in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.11 seconds to finish in fourth place. Evan Broyles also set a new school record in the weight throw with a fling covering 53-2 3/4.

Jon Gregory finished in third place in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.86 seconds. Ryan Grandlic was right behind in fourth place at 50.28 seconds. Tyler Lewis placed seventh in the event at 50.47 seconds.

Andrew Lemay was third in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:55.93. Brad Boockmeier was third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.65 seconds, while Jack Feuerstein was fourth in 8.68 seconds and Cody Roll sixth in 8.80 seconds.

Boockmeier added a fourth-place finish in the high jump at 6-0 1/2, while Lake LaChapelle was sixth in 5-10 1/2.

Both relays running Saturday finished in fifth place. The 4x400-meter relay of Feuerstein, Gregory, Grandlic and Lewis finished with a time of 3:29.03. The distance medley relay of Ben Behling, Andrew Brath, Tommy Zakowski and Daniel Flood registered a time of 10:44.09.

Kevin Schlichter was sixth in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.17 seconds, while Jacob Wittmershaus was sixth in the 3,000-meter dash in 9:00.95. O'Brien was seventh in the 200-meter dash in 23.03 seconds while Feuerstein was eighth in 23.11 seconds.

Schlichter was seventh in the triple jump at 41-1 while Travis Heschke was eighth at 39-7 1/4.

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