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May 23, 2011

Three Colonels to compete in NCAA Division III Track & Field Championship

The event will take place from Thursday, May 26 through Saturday, May 28 at the Selby Field and George Gauthier Track. Ohio Wesleyan will be hosting the meet.

Senior Kasey Jackson (Joplin, Mo.) will be competing in the 400 meter hurdles on Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. and in the 100 meter hurdles on Friday, May 27 at 6:45 p.m. She is seeded in ninth place with a time of 14.48 in the 100 hurdles and in the 400 she is 14th with a time of 1:02.20.

Junior Emily Niehaus (Maineville, Ohio) will participate in the hammer throw on Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. Niehaus is entering the event in eighth place with a mark of 176'9.65".

Senior Chrys Jones (Harrodsburg, Ky.) will be looking to win another national championship in the triple jump on Saturday, May 28. The event is set to begin at 12:00 p.m. He is currently ninth in the event with a mark of 48'9.82".

To get to the Ohio Wesleyan NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field home page click here. Live video can be found by clicking here.