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2001-02 Concordia Men's Indoor Track Meet Results
Site  Date     Opponent                                          Time 
H      2/2       Cobber Duals                                    1:00

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Cobbers Finish Second at Cobber Duals.
Concordia's Paul Poduska (Sr. Fort Collins, Colo.) barely misses at 6-7 in the high jump. Poduska won the event with a jump of 6-5.

Concordia hosted the annual Cobber Duals track meet and finished second with a record of 4-1. Concordia defeated Bemidji State (93-86), Northern State (106-66), Valley City State (131-35) and North Dakota School of Science (109-60) . The only loss for the Cobbers was to Jamestown College (106-82), who went on to win the meet with a perfect 5-0 record.

Individually, the Cobbers were led by senior Paul Poduska (Sr., Fort Collins, Colo.) who won the high jump with a leap of 6-5. The only other event winner for Concordia was the distance medley relay team of Jason Karls (Sr., Billings, Mont.), Scott Chastek (Sr., Glencoe, Minn.), Brandon Topp (Jr., Fargo, N.Dak.) and Nick Myran (Fr., Kenyon, Minn.) who won the event in a time of 10:55.28. Karls and Myran also ran well in the 1500 meters, finishing second and third respectively. Kirk Nelson finished second in the 3000 with a time of  9:02.82. Other field athletes that performed well for the Cobbers were seniors Nico Zbacnik (Sr., Lauderdale, Minn.) who finished second in the triple jump with a mark of  42-6 1/4, and Barry Bennett (Sr., Long Prairie, Minn.) who placed third in the shot put with a toss of  45-7.

Concordia returns to action next weekend when they participate in the Beaver Pentathlon at Bemidji State on Friday, Feb. 8th and then host the Cobber Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 9th at 1:00.

Cobber Duals Schedule

Track Events
1:00 p.m. 4 x 200 Meter-Women
               4 x 200 Meter-Men
1:20 p.m. 55 Meter High Hurdles-Women
               55 Meter High Hurdles-Men
1:50 p.m. 1500 Meter-Women
               1500 Meter-Men
2:05 p.m. 400 Meter-Women
               400 Meter-Men
2:15 p.m. 600 Meter-Women
               600 Meter-Men
2:25 p.m. 55 Meter-Women
               55 Meter-Men
3:00 p.m. 800 Meter-Women
               800 Meter-Men
3:15 p.m. 1000 Meter-Women
               1000 Meter-Men
3:25 p.m 200 Meter-Women
              200 Meter-Men
4:00 p.m 3000 Meter-Women
              3000 Meter-Men
4:35 p.m. 4 x 400 Meter-Women
               4 x 400 Meter-Men
4:50 p.m. Distance Medley Relay (1200-400-800-1600)

Field Events
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Long Jump-Women
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Pole Vault-Women
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Weight Throw-Women
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Shot Put-Men
12:00 - 1:45 p.m. High Jump-Men
1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Long Jump-Men
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Weight Throw-Men
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Shot Put-Women
2:00 - 4:45 p.m. Pole Vault-Men
2:15 - 4:00 p.m. High Jump-Women
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Triple Jump-Women
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Triple Jump-Men

Women’s pole vault will move in 6” increments until 9’.  Men’s pole vault will move in 1’ increments from 8’-11’, then 6” increments thereafter.

Meet Info

Entries: Due by Friday, February 1, 2002 - 5:00 p.m. to glarson@cord.edu. I’d prefer all entries by done by email if at all possible. Please wait until Friday afternoon to send entries as it will limit the number of changes/scratches/adds. If you have additions meet day, please stop by the press box to list them on the add sheet. Directions:

1) You will receive an email from Garrick Larson the week of the meet. Hit "Reply" to his messsage.

2) List the team name and gender in the subject line (example: Concordia Men).

3) Within my original email, under each of the events listed, type the first name <space> last name <comma><space> performance. Please use ":" between minutes and seconds and "." between seconds and tenths/hundredths of seconds. Field events may be in feet and inches or metric. You do not need to include the inch symbol ("). Follow the same pattern for each event. For example:

>>400 Meter

Ryan Steines, 49.24

Ralph Jones, 50.21

>>800 Meter

Justin Backlund, 1:59.02

Ralph Jones, 2:03.40

Ben Remert, 2:06.77

>>Long Jump

John Leeper, 23'6.25

Entry Fee: $5.00 per person or $50.00 per team, men and women separately. Please pay in the balcony.

Eligibility: Collegiate athletes. Unlimited entries. No limit on the number of relay teams.

Scoring: Team scoring will be scored as all possible duals with two individuals and one relay scoring per team. Scoring for individual events will be 5-3-2-1 and 5-3 for relays.

Declaration: Section/Flight sheets and receipts may be picked up in the balcony. Final confirmation of the entries needs to be made at the Scorer's Table in the balcony overlooking the finish line prior to the start of the meet. Additions may be made prior to the meet at the Scorer’s Table.

Schedule: Tentative time schedule enclosed. The schedule may be changed based on the number of teams/entries. Check at the Scorer's Table prior to the meet for any changes in the schedule.

Running Events: Six lane, flat 200M EPDM granulate surface - 1/8-1/4" non-pin spikes. 4x200 Meter Relay will be run with an eight turn stagger, running lanes the whole way. 55 M and 55 M Hurdles will be run as timed finals, no preliminaries. Events will be seeded by time. Please make accurate entries. The best performances will compete in the first section for all running events. The 200 Meter will be seeded at the Start Line 15 minutes prior to the start.

Field Events: LJ and TJ off EPDM surface - 1/8-1/4" non-pin spikes.

Pole Vault off synthetic surface - 1/8-1/4" non-pin spikes. Please stay off the infield.

HJ off tartan surface - NO SPIKES ALLOWED

Shot Put and Weight Throw off wood surface.

Field events - 3 preliminary jumps/throws. Top 8 plus ties advance to finals.

The highest seeds will compete in the last flight before finals for all field events.

Spikes: 1/8-1/4" non-pin spikes, must be pyramid type.


Starting Blocks: Standard starting blocks will be provided.

Specialty blocks will be allowed but must be furnished by the athlete's institution.

Disqualifications: Athletes will be disqualified for unsportspersonlike behavior, including but not limited to foul language, taunting opponents and berating officials. NCAA rules apply.

Team Camps: May be on the infield or in the balcony.

Locker Room: >

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ent Memorial Fieldhouse.

Please supply your own towels and locks. Take care of your own valuables.

Athletic Training: A certified athletic trainer and student athletic trainers will be on site one hour prior to the first event until 30 minutes after the last event has concluded. If any treatments are needed please bring instructions signed by your institution's certified athletic trainer. Please bring your own athletic training kit with taping supplies.

Garrick Larson, Head Men's Track and Field Coach, glarson@cord.edu, w(218) 299-4304, h(218) 287-1047

Marv Roeske, Head Women's Track and Field Coach, roeske@cord.edu, w(218) 299-4163, h(701) 271-0510


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