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.
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.
|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)|