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2001-02 Concordia Men's Indoor Track Meet Results
Site  Date     Opponent                                          Time 
H      2/9       Cobber Invitational                           1:00

  | 2001-02 Cobber Invitational Results |

Cobbers Finish Fourth at Cobber Invitational.
Kirk Nelson (Sr., Hettinger, N.Dak.) won the 1000 meters at the Cobber Invitational.

Concordia used the strength of one two first place finishes and three second place finishes to claim fourth place at the Cobber Invitational.

Kirk Nelson (Sr., Hettinger, N.Dak.) ran a 2:35.81 in the 1000 meters to win the event by a scant 9/100 of a second. For the second time in two weeks the Cobbers won the distance medley relay. This week it was the unit of Jason Karls (Sr., Billings, Mont.), Nick Steffens (Jr., Aitkin, Minn.), Brandon Topp (Jr., Fargo, N.Dak.) and Nelson that came away with the victory. Their time 10:54.40 was 23 seconds faster than second place MSU-Moorhead.

Paul Poduska (Sr., Fort Collins, Colo.), Nico Zbacnik (Sr., Lauderdale, Minn.) and Brian Stotts (Sr., Maple Grove, Minn.) captured runner-up finishes. Poduska jumped 6-4 1/4 in the high jump, Zbacnik continued to improve in the long jump, putting up a personal best of 43-2 1/4 and Stotts ran a 15:59.68 in the 5000 meter, to break the 16-minute barrier for the first time this season.

Thrower Brad Ragan (Sr., Bismarck, N.Dak.) had a pair of thirds at the meet. He threw 47-2 1/2 in the shot put and a season best 47-11 1/4 in the weight throw.

Concordia travels across the river to compete in the Bison Classic on Friday,
February 15th at 4:00.

Meet Schedule

12:00 p.m. Long Jump – Women
                 Long Jump – Men to follow Women’s LJ
                 Triple Jump – Women to follow Men’s LJ
                Triple Jump – Men to follow Women’s TJ
1:00 p.m.  20# Wt. – Women (south ring with cage)
                35# Wt. – Men to follow Women’s 20# Weight
1:00 p.m.  Shot Put – Men (north ring)
                Shot Put – Women to follow Men’s Shot Put
12:00 p.m. Pole Vault – Men- 1’ increments to 12’0”, 6” increments thereafter
1:00 p.m.  High Jump – Women
                High Jump – Men to follow Women
2:30 p.m.  Pole Vault – Women to follow Men’s PV.  1’ increments to 7’0”, 6” increments thereafter

Tentative Schedule – Rolling Time Schedule, Time schedule may be adjusted if entries necessitate a change.  We will move ahead of schedule if possible!
12:30 p.m. 4X200 Meter Relay
12:40 p.m. 5000 Meters – Men
1:00 p.m. 55 Meters Hurdles – Prelims
1:30 p.m. 55 Meters – Prelims
1:55 p.m. 1500 Meters
2:10 p.m. 5000 Meters – Women
2:40 p.m. 400 Meters
2:55 p.m. 600 Meters
3:05 p.m. 55 Meters Hurdle – Finals
3:15 p.m. 55 Meters – Finals
3:25 p.m. 800 Meters
3:35 p.m. 1000 Meters
3:45 p.m. 200 Meters
4:15p.m. 3000 Meters
4:40 p.m. Distance Medley Relay (1200, 400, 800, 1600) Run Men and Women together if limited teams.
5:05 p.m. 4X400 Meter Relay

*All running events women first, followed by men.

Meet Info

Entries: Due by Friday, February 8, 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 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for individual and relay events with unlimited individuals scoring but only one relay scoring.

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: Facilities are available in the adjacent 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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