Three Qualify For NAIA Championships

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2005-02-05
 The men and women's track teams traveled to DePauw University to compete in the Tiger Indoor Invitational. The women finished 11th of 17 teams with 17 points and the men placed 13th in a field of 16 teams with 20 points. Brittany Fillman topped the list of highlights from the women’s action when she met qualification standards for the NAIA Indoor National Championships in the 600 meters. She finished third in the event with a qualifying time of 1:39.75. Melissa McFadden made the finals in the triple jump where she finished in ninth place with a leap of 31' 10.25". Lisa Isabelli posted a personal record in the finals of the weight throw. Her distance of 38'-6", a five-foot improvement over her best last season, gave her a ninth place finish, and the women’s 4x400 relay (Fillman, Heidi Christner, Courtney Gullickson, and Christi Shook) finished fourth with a time of 4:18.99. Missouri Baptist University won the women's event with 168 points. On the men's side, two individuals met NAIA provisional standards for qualifying for the NAIA Indoor National Championships. Joel Sanders ran the 1000 meters in 2:33.63 for a third place finish and Cody Hannie hit provisional in the 3000 meters with his sixth place finish in 8:58.91. Hannie also finished third in the mile with a time of 4:27.45, while teammate Joseph Waithira placed fifth in 4:35.91. Vincennes University scored 108 points to win the men's title.

Forester Quick Results

Women's Results

High Jump
Melissa McFadden - 4-09.75
Heidi Christner - 4-07.75

20# Weight
Lisa Isabelli - 38-06
Kellie Hanson - 29-06.75

Triple Jump
Melissa McFadden - 31-10.25

55 Meter Hurdles
Melissa McFadden - 10.71

55 Meter Dash
Heidi Christner - 7.98

1600 Meter Run
Molly Anderws - 5:52.66
Leah Birkey - 5:53.24

400 Meter Dash
Christi Shook - 1:04.95

800 Meter Run
Brittany Harvey - 2:32.68
Julie Clawson - 2:47.60

200 Meter Dash
Heidi Christner - 28.74

600 Meter Run
Brittany Fillman - 1:39.75
Courtney Gullickson - 1:45.73

3000 Meter Run
Molly Andrews - 11:51.20

5000 Meter Run
Emily Sealscott - 19:59.12
Elizabeth Ngugi - 20:04.61

4x400 Meter Relay
4:18.99
(Gullickson, Shook, Christner, Fillman)

Men's Results

35# Weight
Wes Byler - 30-07.75

Shot Put
Wes Byler - 33-01
Kyle Wood - 32-11.25

55 Meter Dash
Kyle Wood - 7.21

Triple Jump
Kyle Wood - 38-02

1600 Meter Run
Cody Hannie - 4:27.45
Joseph Waithira - 4:35.91 John Kagwanga - 4:48.47
Matt Waldfogel - 4:50.38
Craig Perry - 5:08.79

800 Meter Run
Joseph Waithira - 2:04.58
Matt Waldfogel - 2:11.42 Ross Luckett - 2:13.74
Craig Perry - 2:22.77

1000 Meter Run
Joel Sanders - 2:33.63

3000 Meter Run
Cody Hannie - 8:58.91
John Kagwanga - 10:13.91

5000 Meter Run
David St. Louis - 16:41.66

4x400 Meter Relay
3:40.16
(St. Louis, Luckett, Waldfogel, Sanders)
 
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