Three Bruin Men Compete on Day One of NCAA Indoor Championships

March 9, 2012

Three members of the men's track and field team were in action on day one of the NCAA Indoor Championships in Nampa, ID. Marcus Nilsson was competing in day one of the heptathlon, while Mike Woepse competed in the pole vault and Dustin Fay was in the 5000m.

Nilsson, who came into NCAAs ranked 14th in the heptathlon, ended day one in 16th-place with a four-event total score of 2908 points. He started off the day with the 15th-fastest 60m time, a lifetime-best run of 7.34 (765 pts.). Nilsson then finished 13th in the long jump with a mark of 22-6.50 (783 ts.). In the shot put, he threw the eighth-best mark (42-11.50) for 673 pts. He ended the day with a clearance of 6-1.50 in the high jump for 687 points.

Competition concludes on Saturday with the 60m hurdles, pole vault and 1000m.

In the pole vault, freshman Mike Woepse finished 14th overall and will earn second-team USTFCCCA All-American honors. He opened up the competition with a clearance of 17-0.75 on his first attempt. Woepse then cleared 17-4.50 on his second attempt, but could not clear the next bar, which was 17-8.50.

In the 5000m, freshman Dustin Fay had to drop out of the race due to a foot injury.

Nilsson, along with sophomore Alec Faldermeyer will be representing the Bruin men on Saturday. Faldermeyer will be going for the second indoor All-American honor of his career in the weight throw.

Results


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