The men's track and field team has its fifth NCAA Division III national champion. On Saturday, senior Andrew Sharp capped a stellar career with the victory in the 800 meter run at the outdoor national championships at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.
The men's track and field team received an All-American performance from sophomore Greg Mitchell as they collected two and a half points to move into the 36th place position in a weather-delayed day at the NCAA Division III outdoor national championships.
The NCAA Division III outdoor national track and field championships takes place over a three day period starting on Thursday, May 24. This year, three members of the men’s track and field team will be competing in La Crosse, Wis.
The men’s track and field team competed at their final qualifying meet of the 2018 season at North Central. Greenville had 10 entries and were headlined by John Mangold’s first place performance in the 1500 meter run.
The men's track and field team won its second consecutive SLIAC championship with a 245 point effort in their conference championships on Friday and Saturday. They won by 51 points over runner-up Webster.
The men’s track and field team was third of 14 teams at Washington-St. Louis on Friday and Saturday. The Panthers had the event champion in the 800 meter run and the runner up in the triple jump and 100 meter dash.
The men's track and field team collected event-winning performances from three student-athletes at Monmouth on Saturday. Nathan Potts (600 meter run), Dylan Goodyear (3000 meter run), and Greg Mitchell (high jump) gained the winning marks in their events.
The men's and women's track and field program has hired Fred Lewis as its newest jumps coach. One of the premiere jumps coaches in the metro St. Louis area for over 25 years, Coach Lewis brings a successful coaching background to the program.