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Track & Field
Sat, Mar. 10, 2012

Fremont, Neb. - Midland University hosted the Midland Half-Marathon Meet on Saturday. The 13.1 mile meet gave individuals an opportunity to compete for a bid to the NAIA Track & Field Championship Marathon in the spring.

Midland University's Whitney Dooley landed an NAIA automatic qualifying mark, finishing with a fourth-place time of 1:29:48. Dooley's time qualifies her for the marathon event at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Midland's Nate Thue also competed in the men's half-marathon event, finishing ninth with a time of 1:18:26.

Ashford's Brian Meyer was the men's champion finishing with a time of 1:12:05, while Grand View's Obsie Birru finished first for the women with a time of 1:19:57.

The NAIA Outdoor National Championships will be held in Marion, Ind., in May.

 

   

Midland University Half-Marathon Results

Men

Place     Name                    School                   Time

1             Brian Meyer       Ashford                1:12:05 **          

2             Bryant Roder     Mount Mercy        1:12:11 **

3             Josh SherwoodSt. Ambrose         1:13:14 *

4             Corey Towle     Unattached           1:13:15 *

5             Nic Penning       Dakota State        1:13:56 *

6             Jon Ronhovde   Unattached           1:14:32 *

7             Tyler Nordby        St.Ambrose           1:15:32

8             Chris Nealy         Grand View            1:16:47

9             Nate Thue           Midland                 1:18:26

10           Keith Terry           Mount Mercy         1:18:41

11           Joe Mead            Unattached            1:19:01

12           Jordan Pater        Mt. Marty               1:19:21

13           Brett Friesen       Hastings                 1:20:11

14           Craig Curran       Unattached              1:26:43

15           Marc Bierbuum   Unattached              1:27:22

16           Taelor Bohnsack Grand Vew               1:27:42

17           Jim Vonnahme   Unattached               1:28:05

18           Kevin Brown       Unattached               1:28:07

19           Erich Whitemore Unattached              1:29:49

 

Women

Place     Name                                    School                   Time

1            Obsi Birru                           Grand View         1:19:57**

2            Christina Hanson                Concordia            1:27:21**

3            Sadie Fisher                       Grand View         1:28:01**

4            Whitney Dooley                  Midland               1:29:48**

5             Koely Danielson                Mount Mercy        1:31:13*

6             Britney Yotter                      Mount Mercy          1:34:07

7             April Bodluk                        Doane                    1:35:29

8             Becka Jensen                     Mt. Marty               1:36:57

9             Kaylee Fly                          Mt. Marty               1:38:19

10           Brittany Mikkelsen               Mt. Marty               1:41:02

11           Jasmine Khamouna              Hastings                1:41:35

12           Storm Mellick                      Doane                    1:43:23

  

** indicates NAIA Automatic Qualifying Mark for Marathon

* indicates NAIA Provisional Qualifying Mark for Marathon