Sometimes you don't know what is going to happen. "Last year was a really great foundation we kind of built from then". The Augustana women's 4x400 placed seventh, less than seven seconds off the pace of victor Nebraska Wesleyan.
"It definitely means a lot", said Foster. This race will be critical for Davis as the only the top six will advance to the finals on day two. The group posted a school-record time of 3:34.05 at the Tyson Invitational to qualify for the fourth heat of the event at NCAAs.
The Eagles finished with 28 points, while the Mount Union (Ohio) won the national title with 41.
All three are making their second trip to NCAA Championships. Price-Weimer won the NCAA championship in the 1,500 meters in the 2015 outdoor season.
It was her top mark of the season and the best in Conference USA this year.
"The performance I had during the SEC Championships was a confidence booster", noted Grant. "I have learned from all different experiences, just learning different race tactics, just learning different ways people race".
At the end of the first day, the men sit in second place with a total of 15.5 points, while the women sit in 29th place with 1 point.
MSU's distance medley relay team that placed third at the championships received a second-team nod. With William's final jump, he bested the previous record of 26' 4-1/4 set by Fabrice Lapierre in 2006.
You can bet the 12-time state champion from Pike High School in Indianapolis is thinking about a sprint double this weekend, especially after being nosed out by McLaughlin in the 400. "Now I've got to go out and repeat it outdoors".
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse men's track and field team finished fifth at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
"Breaking these records is awesome to me", Tausaga said. "I'm really happy that I was able to make finals". She notched a first place finish in the weight throw (16.22m) at the Springfield Maroon & White Invitational on January 20.
Culmer will be joined in triple jump competition by fellow senior Angela Mercurio. "I could tell he thought the whole week very confidently that he was going to win this shot put title". "Moving forward to nationals, I think I'm ready".
Bates and Clayton Brown finished second and fourth in the triple jump, leaving the Gators needing to finish no worse than fourth in the 4x400 to guarantee the team title. Gruver's previously cleared a height two weeks ago at the SEC Championships that was higher than the NCAA's first place finisher.