Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Several Hawks Deliver PR's at North Central

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Numerous Harper College men's track and field athletes set PR's at the North Central Cardinal Classic over the weekend. Among those, four Hawks ran national-qualifying times in their respective events to join Zach Stella (Palatine, Ill./Palatine) as qualifiers.

National Qualifiers:

-Max Anderson (/Cary Grove) ran a PR 2:03.05 in the 800-meter run
-Juan Barajas (Hoffman Estates, Ill./Schaumburg) ran a PR 16:01.43 in the 5000-meter run
-Nick Modlin (Wheeling, Ill./Wheeling) ran a PR 16:17.73 in the 5000-meter run
-Sebastian Ramirez (Lima, Peru/Palatine) ran a PR 16:39.64 in the 5000-meter run

Sprinter Nick Kellerhals (/Hersey) ran a PR 7.97 seconds in the 60-meter dash while fellow sprinter Brennan Bryan (/Wilmington) ran a PR 24.37 seconds in the 200-meter dash. Tom Rohn (/Cary) finished the 400-meter dash in 52.00 seconds for a PR while Stella ran a PR 2:01.82 in the 800-meter run. Rafael Quintana (/Larkin) finished the 800-meter run in a PR 2:21.13.

Jhoan Lino (León, Guanajuato/Streamwood) (4:31.15), Andrew Guibord (Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge) (4:46.54) and Vince Greco (Elk Grove Village, Ill./Elk Grove) (4:56.86) all achieved their best times in the mile run while Brennan Albuck (/Hoffman Estates) set a PR in the 3000-meter run with a time of 9:15.62. Daniel Lim (Schaumburg, Ill./Streamwood) achieved his best 60-meter hurdles time of 9.08 seconds.

Thrower Brad Wells (/Palatine) set a PR in the weight throw with a toss of 11.08m (36 feet, 4.25 inches).

Men's Track and Field: Anderson-Barajas-Modlin-Ramirez North Central Cardinal Classic 2014
Anderson, Barajas, Modlin, and Ramirez all ran national-qualifying times at North Central. (Jim Cummins)
North Central captured the team title for a second straight weekend, scoring 210 points. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater finished second with 148 points while University of Wisconsin-Platteville placed third with 137 points.

The Hawks return to competition on Friday, March 7 at Carthage College.

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