|BDS Track Competes At Tecumseh|
|Written by thenebraskasigna|
|Monday, 07 May 2012 20:00|
The BDS Track and Field teams participated in the MUDECAS track meet in Tecumseh on Saturday, April 14, which was postponed because of weather and then completed on Wednesday, April 18.
On Wednesday, the teams returned to Tecumseh to finish up the final five events. The girls team was again in the team race, but trailed Sterling by one point heading into the final five events.
Fortunately, they were able to win all five of the remaining events and won the meet by five points over runner-up Sterling.
Leading the way for the girls were again Shelby Garland and Cynthia Mick. Shelby won the 100 in 12.5 and the 200 in 26.8 as well as the long jump with a jump of 16'4.25". Cynthia won the pole vault with a leap of 9'6", the 100 hurdles in 16.3, and ran a personal best 48.5 to win the 300 hurdles also. She was runner-up to Sheby in the 100 and Shelby was runner-up in the 400.
Kalli Schroeder broke a school record as she took second place in the 800 in a time of 2:42.2. She also established a personal best by winning the 1600 in 5:59.9. She took home two more gold medals as she was on the winning 400 relay along with Kristin Troyer, Sam Plock and Ashley Hinrichs and on the winning 1600 relay with Kristin, Jill Schroeder, and Christy Swartzendruber.
Jill finished with four medals as she took third in the 400, third in the long jump and second in the triple jump. Kristin added medals in the triple jump where she was third and in the 300 hurdles where she ran a personal best of 53.3 to finish fifth. Christy was fifth in the 800 and also fifth in the 400 with a personal best time of 67.5. The girls finished scoring with a third place finish in the 3200 relay. Matyson Kleinschmidt, Jennifer Mick, Johanna Kluck and Jaycie Hoins were on that relay.
The boys fifth place finish was led by Nolan Schroeder's runner-up finish in the discus where he had a throw of 122' to bring home a silver medal. Kendrick Holeman placed sixth in the discus and teamed up with Luke Christensen, Grant Norder and Nathan Hendrickson to capture fourth in the 400 relay. Later he, Grant, and Nate were joined by TJ. Krupicka to get sixth in the 1600 relay.
Earlier T.J. joined Kamron Ficken, Chris Rohr, and Jaydon Otto for a sixth place finish in the 3200 relay. Luke had a pair of thirds in the 100 and 200 and Nathan took sixth in the long jump as well. Grant Norder estalbished his personal best of 46.3 to take fifth in the 300 hurdles and the pole vaulters added a nice one-two punch as Alberto Gamboa was third and Blake Stengel fourth to round out the scoring.