#5 Men's Track & Field Set For Indoor Nationals

#5 Men's Track & Field Set For Indoor Nationals

The fifth-ranked Siena Heights men's track and field team are set for a trip to Johnson City, Tenn. to participate in the 2016 NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships, March 3-5. The Saints have 19 individuals and two teams participating in 10 different events.

SHU has 13 individuals and one team ranked in the top five of the NAIA. Richard DePalma is currently the top-ranked competitor in the pole vault in the NAIA.

Below are the athletes traveling to the National Championships and their best performance in the events they will be competing in.

NAME EVENT QUALIFIED BEST PERFORMANCE
Frederick Boyd 60m hurdles automatic 8.22 seconds
Joshua Jenkins 60m hurdles automatic 8.23 seconds
Javon McQueen 60m hurdles automatic 8.34 seconds
Zakary Haines 400m dash automatic 49.12
Dominic Muessig 800m run automatic 1:52.67
Brent Rodden 800m run automatic 1:54.26

Zakary Haines, Juarrezz Smith,

Joshua Miles, Dominic Muessig    

4x400m relay   
automatic      
3:16.94

Brent Rodden, Torin Anderson

Ryan Dukes, William Jackson

4x400m relay automatic  
Richard DePalma pole vault automatic 17-3.5 (5.27m)
Chris Whiting pole vault automatic 15-5 (4.30m)
Gerald Richardson high jump automatic 6-10.75 (2.10m)
Tre' Goynes high jump automatic 6-8.25 (2.04m)
Robert Drew shot put automatic 52-3.25 (15.93m)
Logan Gray shot put automatic 54-2.5 (16.52m)
Jacob Compagner weight throw automatic 58-1 (17.70m)
Paul Jacobs weight throw automatic 55-10.25 (17.02m)
Joshua Jenkins heptathlon automatic 4801 points

Be sure to follow @shusaints twitter for live updates of the events!

There will also be live video streaming (subscription fee) and live scoring. Click here for a schedule of the events.