NACC Indoor Track & Field Championship to be Contested Saturday

NACC Indoor Track & Field Championship to be Contested Saturday

MILWAUKEE, Wis. --- The 2019 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held Saturday, February 23, at Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center on the campus of Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Concordia University Chicago is the host institution for this year's championships.

Championship Website  |  Meet Program

Field events will begin at 11 a.m. with women's high jump, women's shot put, men's pole vault, and men's weight throw. The men's and women's long jump competitions will also start at 11 a.m., being held simultaneously on separate runways.

Running events will begin at noon with the distance medley relay and conclude at approximately 6:20 p.m. with the 1,600-meter relays.

The awards ceremony is currently slated for 7 p.m.

2018 Men's Championship: Benedictine won its third straight NACC indoor title, all under the direction of head coach Kevin Paterson. The Eagles won with a team score of 212, followed by Aurora (150), Concordia Wisconsin (84), Concordia Chicago (43), MSOE (43), Edgewood (32), Rockford (31), Wisconsin Lutheran (22), Lakeland (6) and Marian (0).

2018 Women's Championship: Aurora won its seventh NACC indoor title in eight years last season but has a new face leading the charge as Jeff Fellers was elevated to the top spot over the summer after three years as an assistant. The Spartans tallied 191.5 to capture the crown, followed by Concordia Wisconsin (120), Concordia Chicago (89), MSOE (65), Benedictine (63), Wisconsin Lutheran (39.5), Edgewood (34), Rockford (15), Marian (6) and Lakeland (0).

National Rankings: The Benedictine men are ranked 17th, Aurora are 59th and Concordia Wisconsin 133rd in the latest United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division III National Rankings Index. On the women's side, Aurora was 71st, Concordia Chicago 82nd, MSOE 115th and Concordia Wisconsin 121st.

NCAA Championships: The 2019 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships will take place March 8-9 at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. The Benedictine men finished sixth a year ago behind a national-championship effort from Jordan Johnson in the 200 and third-place finishes from Johnson in the 60 dash and Luther Newburn in the triple jump.

Men's Indoor National List | Women's Indoor National List

#-Denotes converted time 

NCAA Division III National Indoor List -- NACC Athletes (Top 50)
 Rank  Male Athlete (Institution)  Event  Time/Mark
 43  Peter Rudelich (Aurora)  High Jump  1.98m (6-6)
 4  Ryan Njegovan (Aurora)  Shot Put  16.94m (55-7)
 2  DeVonte Wilson (Benedictine)  60-Meter Dash  6.86
 9  Calvin Jordan (Benedictine)  60-Meter Dash  6.90
 19  Calvin Jordan (Benedictine)  200-Meter Dash  21.87#
 13  DJ Anderson (Benedictine)  400-Meter Dash  48.70#
 27  Marcos Garcia (Benedictine)  Mile  4:13.53#
 7  Marcos Garcia (Benedictine)  3,000-Meter Run  8:17.70#
 22  DeVonte Wilson (Benedictine)  Long Jump  7.02m (23-0 1/2)
 16  DJ Anderson (Benedictine)  Triple Jump  14.16m (46-5 1/2)
 27  Samual Spranger (Concordia Wisconsin)  400-Meter Dash  49.29
 Rank  Female Athlete (Institution)  Event  Time/Mark
 41  Jackie Schane (Aurora)  5,000-Meter Run  17:47.24
 25  Porsha Delatte (Aurora)  60-Meter Hurdles   9.10
 34  Manuela Foonde (Aurora)  Triple Jump  11.27m (36-11 3/4)
 42  Katie Gonterman (Aurora)  Shot Put  12.59m (41-3 3/4)
 8  Jocelyn Ocon (Aurora)  Weight Throw  17.14m (56-3)
 11  Kayla Armstrong (Concordia Chicago)  400-Meter Dash  57.21#
 29  Simone Wilson (Concordia Chicago)  400-Meter Dash  58.00#
 21  Megan Curran (Concordia Wisconsin)  Weight Throw  16.12m (52-10 3/4)
 20  Jerica Kotarak (MSOE)  Long Jump  5.55m (18-2 1/2)
 33  Jerica Kotarak (MSOE)  Triple Jump  11.28m (37-0 1/4)