Track & field

NAIA Indoor National Championships 1 p.m. Thursday, March 2, Johnson City, Tenn.

Meet location

Gentry Field
Johnson City, Tenn.


Women's 4x800, Men's DMR Advance To Finals at NAIA Indoor Championships

Northwestern College athletes completed day one of competition at the 2017 NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Johnson City, Tenn. Two relays, the women's 4x800 and the men's distance medley, advanced to their respective finals with their performance today. 

The women's 4x800 relay posted the fastest time in Thursday's prelims and advanced to Friday's final. The team of Katie Bosch, Rebekah Muilenburg, Breanna Harthoorn and Katie Landhuis finished with a time of 9:19, nearly a half second faster than Taylor (Ind.). 

The men's DMR finished third in its heat but posted the fourth fastest time in Thursday' prelims to advance to the finals. Tim Rose, Levi TeBrink, Peter Hollinger and Tanner Goetsch recorded a time of 10:10.46, six seconds in back of St. Francis, who clocked the fastest time of 10:04.

Jordan Strand and Calvin Korver both completed the first four events in the heptathlon this afternoon. Strand currently sits in 11th place with 2,509 points while Korver is 15th with 2,424. Events completed today were the 60m, long jump, shot put and high jump with the final three events, 60m hurdles, pole vault and 1000m run taking place Friday morning.

The men's 4x800 relay turned in the 15th fastest time in today's semifinal but did not advance to the finals. Caleb Benzing, Bryce Nitzsche, Sean Crowell and Hans Epp posted a time of 7:55.08.

Friday's schedule looks like this: 

Final three events of heptathlon-Korver, Strand (morning)

Tim Rose-Mile semifinals (1:20pm)

Rebekah Muilenburg-600m semifinals (2:45pm)

Aaron Lemon-600m semifinals (3:05pm)

Katie Landhuis-800m semifinals (3:45pm)

Peter Hollinger-800m semifinals (4pm)

Katie Bosch-1000m semifinals (4:15pm)

Women's 4x800 Finals-6:20pm

Day One Results

Jordan Strand

Senior from Sioux Falls, S.D.

Katie Bosch

Middle Distance/Distance
Junior from Ankeny, Iowa

Hans Epp

Junior from Giltner, Iowa

Tanner Goetsch

Junior from Spirit Lake, Iowa

Katie Landhuis

Middle Distance
Junior from Orange City, Iowa

Aaron Lemon

Junior from Mitchell, S.D.

Tim Rose

Junior from Iowa Falls, Iowa

Levi TeBrink

Junior from Le Mars, Iowa

Caleb Benzing

Sophomore from Gilman, Iowa

Peter Hollinger

Sophomore from Algona, Iowa

Rebekah Muilenburg

Sophomore from Orange City, Iowa

Sean Crowell

Freshman from Poulsbo, Wash.

Breanna Harthoorn

Freshman from Norfolk, Neb.

Calvin Korver

Freshman from Orange City, Iowa

Bryce Nitzsche

Junior from Lincoln, Neb.