NACC Qualifies Nine Entries for NCAA Division III Indoor Championships

NACC Qualifies Nine Entries for NCAA Division III Indoor Championships

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee announced Sunday the participants in the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships.


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Overall, the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) qualified nine entries for the national meet, led by Benedictine University with a league-high four. Calvin Jordan and DeVonte Wilson both qualified in the 60-meter dash with matching seed times of 6.86 seconds, while Marcos Garcia has the eighth-best seed time in the 3,000 (8:17.70) and DJ Anderson is seeded ninth (48.19) in the 400.

Concordia University Chicago qualified three events with Kayla Armstrong making the field in both the 200 and 400. Simone Wilson also qualified in the 400.

Aurora's Ryan Njegovan is seeded third in the men's shot put (17.45 meters), while teammate Jocelyn Ocon is seeded 10th in the women's weight throw (17.14 meters).

For each men’s individual event contested, including the heptathlon, the top 20 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition. For each women’s individual event contested, including the pentathlon, the top 20 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition. For each relay event contested, the top 12 declared relay teams, one per institution, were accepted into the competition. The championships will be held March 8-9 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston, Massachusetts, with the University of Massachusetts, Boston serving as host.  

Women's Events   Competitor  School  Seed   Mark  Meet Schedule
Weight Throw Jocelyn Ocon Aurora 10th 17.14m   Prelims/Final: Friday, 4:15 p.m. ET 
200-Meter Dash Kayla Armstrong   Concordia Chicago  17th 25.17 Prelims: Friday, 6:50 p.m. ET
Final: Saturday, 4:15 p.m. ET
400-Meter Dash Kayla Armstrong Concordia Chicago   9th 56.78 Prelims: Friday, 5:40 p.m. ET
Final: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET  
400-Meter Dash Simone Wilson Concordia Chicago 16th 57.39
           
Men's Events Competitor School Seed Mark Meet Schedule 
Shot Put  Ryan Njegovan  Aurora  3rd 17.45m Prelims/Final: Saturday, 3:15 p.m. ET
60-Meter Dash  Calvin Jordan Benedictine  12th 6.86 Prelims: Friday, 2:45 p.m. ET
Final: Saturday, 2:20 p.m. ET
60-Meter Dash DeVonte Wilson Benedictine 13th 6.86
400-Meter Dash DJ Anderson Benedictine 9th 48.19 Prelims: Friday, 6 p.m. ET 
Final: Saturday, 3:40 p.m. ET
3,000-Meter Run Marcos Garcia Benedictine 8th 8:17.70 Prelims: Friday, 1 p.m. ET
Final: Saturday, 4:55 p.m. ET