Nilsson Wins MPSF Heptathlon Crown

Feb. 25, 2012

Complete Results

Marcus Nilsson highlighted the men's track and field team on the final day of the MPSF Championships in Seattle, WA as the Swedish sophomore won the conference crown in the heptathlon.

Nilsson tallied seven lifetime-best marks throughout the two days of competition, including two event wins on Saturday. He started the day with the third-fastest time in the 60m hurdles (8.43) and then posted wins in the pole vault (15-9) and 1000m (2:33.99) to score 5700 points. That mark ranks him 14th in the NCAA this season and puts him in good position to make the NCAA Championships, held March 9-10 in Nampa, ID.

Also on Saturday in Seattle, Jamal Alston finished fifth in the 60m as he equaled his lifetime-best mark (6.83). Pete Lauderdale was 17th in the 400m (49.28). Jonathan Simmons placed 15th in the 800m (1:52.70, season-best), while Sam DeMello was 18th (1:53.31).

In the 3000m, Kent Morikawa led the way, finishing 13th in a time of 8:09.50. Philip MacQuitty was 20th in the mile (4:13.36).

In field event action, Dillon Stucky placed fifth in the triple jump (50-00.50), while Mark Weber threw a season-best of 55-6.50 in the shot put to place seventh.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Jan 16
vs. Lumberjack Team ...
Flagstaff, AZ
Recap
Friday, Jan 22
vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
Manhattan, KS
Recap
Saturday, Jan 23
vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
Manhattan, KS
Recap
Friday, Jan 29
vs. Razorback ...
Fayetteville, AR
Recap
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. Razorback ...
Fayetteville, AR
Recap
Friday, Feb 05
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
Recap
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
Recap
Friday, Feb 12 - All Day PST
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 13 - All Day PST
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 7:00 AM PST
vs. Alex Wilson ...
Notre Dame, IN
Friday, Feb 26 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Mar 05 - All Day PST
vs. Ben Brown ...
Fullerton, CA
Friday, Mar 11 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Saturday, Mar 12 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Tuesday, Mar 22 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 01 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Apr 14 - All Day PST
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - All Day PST
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Saturday, Apr 16 - All Day PST
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Saturday, Apr 16 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 22 - All Day PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - All Day PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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