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Track & Field Teams Compete at MSU Spartan Invitational

Saturday, April 04, 2009

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EAST LANSING—The Calvin men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational on Saturday and produced a handful of strong performances.

On the men’s side, sophomore Eric Michel (Naperville, IL) posted a career-best and NCAA III provisional qualifying performance of 15-9 in tying for first place with Bryant Wilson of Grand Valley State. Also taking first place for Calvin was junior Aaron Goodman (Milwaukee, WI) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase (9:31.84) while senior Nate DeHaan (South Christian HS) was second in the 1500 meters (4:02.75). In the javelin throw, sophomore Joel Klingenberg (Sarasota, FL) just missed an NCAA III provisional qualifying mark in the winning the event with a career-best throw of 187-4.

In the women’s competition, senior Lauren Bergstrom (Rochester, MN) won the 800 meters with an NCAA III provisional qualifying time of 2:11.60. Junior Sarah Dugan (Freeland HS) also won the 5,000 meters with a season-best time of 18:01.07. Also winning for the Knights were sophomore Gretchen Braymer (Erie, PA) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase (11:31.97), senior Julie Bratt (Lynden, WA) in the triple jump (36-10 1/4).

Full women’s results can be found on-line at: Women’s Results

Full men’s results can be found on-line at: http://Full Men’s Results

Both teams return to action next Saturday when they compete at an MIAA jamboree hosted by Adrian College.

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