Indoor Track and Field Day Two Recap

Track and Field - Fri, Mar. 7, 2014

DICKINSON, N.D. – The second day of the NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championship has concluded and four Blue Hawks fought their way to the finals.  Andrew Knebel finished seventh in the men's high jump.

Knebel finished at 6-foot-8, which earned him seventh overall and an All-American selection.

Dante Carter advanced in both the mile and the 1,000-meter dash.  Carter finished fourth in the mile with a time of 4:21.03.  In the 1,000-meter dash he finished first with a time of 2:26.06.

Breyan Miller advanced in the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes.  In the 200-meter he finished in 21.53 seconds.  The 60-meter time is currently unavailable.

Dustin Sandbak will compete in the men's 800-meter finals after finishing fifth in heat two with a time of 1:54.33.

Nathan Magstadt did not advance in the men's 60-meter hurdles.

Brittany Young did not advance in the women's 800-meter.

"Overall I think we had a very good day," Head Coach Mike Nekuda said.  "Andy started us off with the first All America Award of the weekend.  Breyan Miller and Dante Carter both qualified to finals in two events.  Both of these guys are extremely dependable and you know exactly what you'll get from them when they race.  We are looking forward to seeing how Saturday unfolds."

Field events begin Saturday's action at 10 a.m. EST, followed by the Championships ceremonies at Noon. Track finals begin at 12:25 p.m. with the women's mile and the awards ceremony will be conducted at approximately 4:30 p.m.

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