CLAREMONT, Calif. – The tandem of UW-Stevens Point
runners Kelly Haen (Kaukauna, WI/Kaukauna) and Julia Colling (Maplewood, MN/North) finished
fifth and seventh, respectively, on Thursday evening to take home All-American
honors at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field
Haen, who earned
All-American honors as a cross country runner and at the indoor championships in
the mile, posted a time of 36:13.77 in the event to finish in fifth
Colling, also a cross country runner and Wisconsin Intercollegiate
Athletic Conference (WIAC) champion in the indoor 5k, placed seventh with a time
Elsewhere for the Pointers, sophomore Dan Sullivan (Elkhorn, WI/Elkhorn) ran the
second-fastest time in the preliminaries of the 1500-meter run, posting a time
of 3:54.73, qualifying him for the event finals on Saturday.
Sean Hasenstein (Sheboygan, WI/Sheboygan
Lutheran) finished 10th in the 10k run, posting a time of 31:17.56 in the
Brian Thill (Webster, WI/Webster) currently sits
in fourth place with 2097 points in the men's decathlon and Nick Geiger is 15th
with 1921 points. Events continue Friday.
Set to compete on Friday, May
25, Amy Krzykowski (Junction City, WI/SPASH), in the
hammer throw, Erin Kline (Casco, WI/Luxemburg-Casco) in the
100-meter hurdles preliminaries, Babatunde Awosika (Milwaukee, WI/Milwaukee School of
Arts) in the prelims of the 400-meter run, Thill and Geiger in the decathlon
and Scott Berry (Rudolph, WI/Lincoln) in the prelims
of the 800-meter run.
Courtesy: UWSP Sports Information
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