NIACC track and field teams set to open indoor season

NIACC's Kyle Younker competes at last season's Grinnell Invitational. Younker will run the 400 on Saturday at the Chuck Peterson Open in Mankato, Minn.
NIACC's Kyle Younker competes at last season's Grinnell Invitational. Younker will run the 400 on Saturday at the Chuck Peterson Open in Mankato, Minn.

MANKATO, Minn. - The NIACC men's and women's track and field teams open the indoor season Saturday at the Chuck Peterson Open on the Minnesota State-Mankato campus.

The field events start at 11 a.m. in the Myers Fieldhouse. Running events are slated to start at 12:30 p.m.

The following are the NIACC track and field athletes that will be competing on Saturday:

WOMEN

Long jump - Kasey Parish, Caitlin Serle.

Shot put - Grace Heimer, Dasiah Tatum, Julia Pieper, Braylee Wood.

Weight throw - Wood, Tatum, Heimer, Pieper.

60 - Dashawn Wyatt, Breazi Preston.

200 - Dashawn Wyatt, Serle, Parish.

400 - Preston.

MEN

High jump - Jacob Henjum, Eric Swart, Mawuli Mensah, Alec Hayes.

Long jump - Walker Coldren, Mensah.

Triple jump - Henjum.

60 - Timothi McMaster, Keshawn Wilson, Kyartan Earvin, Ndumiso Ngcezula.

200 - McMaster, Kalen Eastman, Zach Leahmann, Wilson, Earvin, Hayes, Avion Smith, Coldren, Ngcezula.

400 - Karter Anderson, Joel Woja, Brendan Hoy, McMaster, Kyle Younker

600 - Seon Clarke.

4x400 - NIACC A, NIACC B.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FIELD EVENTS

11 a.m. - Weight throw (women followed by men); Long jump (men followed by women); High jump (women followed by men); Shot put to follow the weight throw (women followed by men); Triple jump to follow long jump (men followed by women).

RUNNING EVENTS

12:30 p.m. - Men's 60 qualifying round.

1 p.m. - 60 hurdles prelims

1:40 p.m. - 60 prelims.

2:10 p.m. - 600.

2:35 p.m. - Mile run.

3 p.m. - Men's 60 high hurdles final.

3:15 p.m. - 60 finals.

3:25 p.m. - 400.

4:10 p.m. - 800.

4:30 p.m. - 1,000.

4:50 p.m. - 200.

5:50 p.m. - 3,000.

6:20 p.m. - 4x400.