Lisa Uhl -Fort Dodge-ISU will be competing in the Olympic 10K. It is the only track and field final of the day.
Kruger, Sheldon/Morningside, will be in Group B of the Hammer Throw qualifying. Here are the qualifying standards to make it to Sunday’s finals: The qualifying qualification standard is 78.00m or at least best 12 qualified. Kruger’s seasons best is 79.20. The qualifying round begins at 6:45 AM CT, Friday morning.
Koll/Uhl, Ft. Dodge/ISU, will be in starting position 9 in the 22 woman 10K field. The 10K is run as a final only. The 10K has a history of being dominated by athletes from the African countries and this year should be no different. A top 10 finish by any one of our American entries would be huge. The 10K final will run at 3:25 PM CT Friday afternoon.
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To qualify for this distinction, a team must have a 3.00-cumulative GPA at the end of the NCAA championship season. Iowa was one of nine Big Ten schools to make the list comprised of 171 Division I women’s track and field teams.
The USTFCCCA also named 13 Hawkeye student-athletes, including a school record nine women, to the Division I All-Academic Track & Field team. Brooke Eilers, Betsy Flood, Dowling Catholic, Jackie Laesch, Kevin Lewis, Ottumwa, McKenzie Melander, Megan Ranegar, Keaton Rickels, Iowa Falls/Alden, Victoria Sack, Mareike Schrulle, Hannah Simonson, Jefferson-Scranton, Annemie Smith, Erik Sowinski and Ben Stancombe were among the more than 1,000 Division I student-athletes to earn the honor.
One of the largest road races in America was held today in Davenport, Iowa. The Quad City Times Bix 7 had over 10,000 finishers and many of the top place winners were former Iowa preps. Just a few those who did extremely well in the inviting conditions were:
Name, High School, College, Overall Place and Time:
- Kevin Lewis, Ottumwa/Iowa, 20th, 36:10
- Charlie Paul, Pleasant Valley/ISU, 21st, 36:12
- Jason Flogel, Bellevue/Loras, 23rd, 36:55
- Ben Witt, Burlington/Iowa, 27th, 36:51
- Cody Manchester, Mason City/NIACC, 28th, 36:58
- Tom Ries, IC Regina, 30th, 37:01
- JT McCarthy, Burlington/Missouri, 33rd, 37:16
- Ben Loyd, Davenport Central, 34th, 37:16
- Jake Berns, MFL-Mar-MAC, 43rd, 37:48
- Michelle Lillenthal Frey, IC High/Wisconsin, 80th, 39:18
- Alana Enabnit, Clear Lake/Wartburg, 124th, 40:54
- Morgan Casey, NE Goose Lake/ISU, 190th, 43:11
Mary Young, Urbandale and Destini Welch, DM Roosevelt, qualified to today’s semi-finals in the 100H at the Junior Olympics in Baltimore, Marlyand, but neither will advance to the finals. Young ran 15.51 to finish 20th in the Intermediate Girls division. While Welch’s 14.99 placed her 23rd in the Young Women’s category.
London, United Kingdom – An estimated 500 reporters lining a field 70 meters deep, coupled with lots of hype around the first arrows shot in the 2012 Olympic Games, didn’t seem to rattle the members of the U.S. Olympic Archery Team: both the women’s and men’s teams clinched byes into the quarterfinals of their respective team events. Read more
This story is not all about the medals and ribbons Corey won over the years or his trips to China and Ireland to compete in the World Championships. No, it is about a man who appreciates every opportunity he was ever granted and how he is giving back. Read more