WHEATON, Ill. – Five Harper College men's track and field athletes and a relay group qualified for nationals at the Wheaton Invitational over the weekend.
Let's take a look at those who qualified:
-Tom Rohn (/Cary) in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.80 seconds (also a PR) and in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.94 seconds (also a PR)
-Max Anderson (/Cary Grove) in the 400-meter dash with a PR time of 51.12 seconds
-Juan Barajas (Hoffman Estates, Ill./Schaumburg) in the 10k with a PR time of 32:27.41
-Sebastian Ramirez (Lima, Peru/Palatine) in the 10k with a PR time of 33:21.81
-Vince Greco (Elk Grove Village, Ill./Elk Grove) in the 10k with a PR time of 35:40.12
-The 1600m relay team of Anderson, Rohn, Zach Stella (Palatine, Ill./Palatine) and Ernest Downing () qualified for nationals with a PR time of 3:30.33
Now let's take a look at other athletes who set PR's at Wheaton:
-Anderson in the 200-meter dash (23.69 seconds)
-Alex Brown (/Rolling Meadows) in the 400-meter dash (1:04.97)
-Junious Matlock () in the 800-meter run (2:09.28)
-Jhoan Lino (León, Guanajuato/Streamwood) in the 1500-meter run (4:05.06-sixth place)
-Stella in the 1500-meter run (4:10.07)
-Nick Modlin (Wheeling, Ill./Wheeling) in the 5k (15:51.15)
-Downing in the 400-meter hurdles (58.60-seventh place)
-Brennan Albuck (/Hoffman Estates) in the 3000-meter steeplechase (10:19.35)
-Brad Walls (/Palatine) in both the hammer throw (35.44m or 116' 3") and javelin (38.05m or 127' 9").
Harper is back in action this weekend at the Chicagoland Outdoor Championships, hosted by Lewis University in Romeoville.