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Result: 16th of 87 teams -- Donson Cook-Gallardo (All-America: 2nd place in both 1500m and 800m) / Ben Withbroe (10th place in 800m)

Men's Track and Field at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 – 10:30 a.m. EDT at Geneva, Ohio - SPIRE Institute

Trio headed to NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

(L to R) Ben Withbroe, Trish Hare, and Donson Cook-Gallardo
(L to R) Ben Withbroe, Trish Hare, and Donson Cook-Gallardo

GENEVA, Ohio — Carleton College junior Donson Cook-Gallardo (Moscow, Idaho/Moscow) and seniors Ben Withbroe (Takoma Park, Md./Albert Einstein) and Trish Hare (Northbrook, Ill./Glenbrook North) have qualified for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be contested May 25-27 at the SPIRE Institute. This marks the fourth consecutive year that both the Carleton men’s and women’s programs have had at least one qualifier for nationals.


USEFUL LINKS

Live results     |     Live video     |     NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships website


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (for Carleton participants) all times Eastern

THURSDAY, MAY 25

2:45 p.m. — prelims of the men’s 1500-meter run
• Cook-Gallardo punched his ticket to nationals by running a school-record time of 3:48.92 in early May.
• There are two heats of 10 runners. The top four from each heat plus the four next-best times advance to Saturday’s 12-person final.

3:00 p.m. — women's javelin
• Hare qualified thanks to her season-best throw of 43.75 meters that earned second place at the MIAC Championships. She took ninth at nationals in 2016.
• There are two flights with 11 competitors in each. Each athlete will get three throws prelims, and the top nine (after ties) advance to the finals that follow.

FRIDAY, MAY 26

4:00 pm— prelims of the men’s 800-meter run
• Cook-Gallardo finished 15th in the event last year and holds the school record with a time of 1:49.51.
• Withbroe will be making his NCAA Championships debut after qualifying thanks to his all-conference performance (1:51.56) at the MIAC Championships.
• There are 20 competitors divided into three heats. The top two finishers from each heat plus the next three-fastest preliminary round times advance to Saturday’s nine-person final. Both Carleton runners are in the third heat.

SATURDAY, MAY 27

12:35 p.m. — finals of the men’s 1500-meter run (if necessary)

2:00 p.m. — finals of the men’s 800-meter run (if necessary)