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Indoor Track & Field - Fri, Mar. 3, 2017

Updates from Johnson City, Tenn., where St. Ambrose is competing at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships.

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St. Ambrose men finished 4th and the women finished 25th.

Complete results

National Champions:
Anthony Peters (3000m race walk)

All-Americans:
Anthony Peters (1st place, 3000m race walk)
Emilio Mancha (2nd place, 3000m race walk)
Michael Ohioze (2nd place, 400m dash)
Jenny Lopez (4th place, 3000m race walk)
Cole Connell (4th place, heptathlon)
Katharine Newhoff (6th place, 3000m race walk)
Brandi Hosford (7th place, triple jump)
Cassandra Delgado (8th place, 3000m race walk)
Michael Ohioze (8th place, 200m dash)
Jack Reemtsma, Matt Ferris, Rane Nichols, Michael Ohioze (5th place, 4x400 relay)
Ashley Plumb, Nicole Woodall, Sarah Adams, Sarah Lampe, Molly Jo Smith (8th place, 4x800 relay)

Thursday, Mar. 2
- The women's 4x800 relay (Nicole Woodall, Ashley Plumb, Molly Jo Smith, Sarah Adams) finished second in their prelim heat and qualified for Friday night's final.
Cole Connell is in fifth place in the heptathlon after four events.
- The men's 4x400 relay (Michael Ohioze, Jack Reemtsma, Matt Ferris, Rane Nichols) qualified for finals for the third straight year.

Friday, Mar. 3
- Cole Connell finished fourth in the heptathlon, setting a school record with 4677 points, to be crowned an All-American. He was ranked 17th and was the last competitor entered into the meet.
- Jenny Lopez was fourth, Katharine Newhoff sixth and Cassandra Delgado eighth in the 3000m race walk. All three earn All-American honors.
- Anthony Peters won his second straight National Title in the 3000m race walk and nearly set a collegiate record. Teammate Emilio Mancha took second to give SAU two more All-Americans.
- Molly Jo Smith was ninth and Sarah Lampe was 13th in the prelims of the women's 400m dash.
- Michael Ohioze qualified in third place in the prelims of the men's 400m dash. Jack Reemtsma was 11th in the event.
- Rane Nichols was 19th in the prelims of the men's 600m run.
- Nicole Woodall was 11th in the prelims of the women's 800m run.
- Molly Jo Smith was 19th in the prelims of the women's 200m dash.
- Michael Ohioze was ninth in the prelims of the men's 200m dash.
- The women's 4x800 relay (Ashley Plumb, Nicole Woodall, Sarah Adams, Sarah Lampe) finished 8th for another All-American finish.

Saturday, Mar. 4
- Brandi Hosford was seventh in the women's triple jump to earn All-American honors.
- Michael Ohioze was the runner-up in the men's 400m final and finished 8th in the 200m final for All-American recognition in both events.
- The men's 4x400 relay (Jack Reemtsma, Matt Ferris, Rane Nichols, Michael Ohioze) finished 5th for another All-American finish.


Photos (courtesy Janet McDowell)