Two indoor track athletes qualify for 2014 NCAA championships
Hamilton College's Joe Jensen '15 (West Windsor, N.J./West Windsor-Plainsboro HS North) and Adrian Walsh '16 (Bozeman, Mont./Cate School [Calif.]) will compete at the 2014 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15.
NCAA Division III Indoor Championships Website
The meet will be held at the Bob Devaney Sports Center at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. For each women’s individual event contested, the top 17 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition. For each men’s individual event contested, the top 15 declared student-athletes were accepted.
Jensen is seeded seventh in the 400-meter dash and eighth in the 200 meters. He set school records in both events at the 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Indoor Championships on March 8 with times of 48.68 seconds in the 400 and 22.04 seconds in the 200. The preliminary heats for the 400 meters begin on Friday at 2:50 p.m. and the 200-meter prelims start at 4:50 p.m.
Walsh is seeded 12th in the 5,000-meter run with a converted time of 17:12.79. The event is scheduled to start at 5:50 p.m. on Friday. Walsh competed at the 2013 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships back in November.