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Men's track and field participates in North Central qualifier

Men's track and field participates in North Central qualifier

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- The men's track and field team had their final tune-up prior to the NCAA national championships.  Jarrid Williams was an event winner in the long jump, and Andrew Sharp was the champion in the 800 meter run.

Williams reached a distance of 7.29 meters in his final try to outperform the runner up by 21 hundredths of a meter.  Anthony Cable was also entered in the long jump and finished fourth with a mark of 7.03 meters.

Sharp took the win in the 800 with a time of 1:51.57.  It was his best time of the season.

Williams took second place in the triple jump with a leapt of 14.50 meters.  He was runner up by 22 hundredths of a meter.

Phil Wilsman threw the javelin a distance of 43.93 meters on his fourth attempt in collecting seventh place.

John Mangold clocked a time of 4:03.58 in the 1500 meter run to place 16th.

Qualifying members of the track and field program will participate in the NCAA national championships next weekend in Ohio.