Seven members of the College of the Ozarks men’s and women’s track teams traveled to Winona Lake, Ind. this week to compete in the 2019 NCCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. The event featured student-athletes from 24 colleges and universities.
Thursday, May 9th, was highlighted by Miles Mrowiec ISR, Spring Grove, Ill.) and Ty Durnell (SO, Willow Springs, Mo.) opening the Bobcats’ competition in the event. Mrowiec captured a 3rd place finish with a javelin throw of 51.23m (186'1"), and Durnell finished 13th at 42.11m (138’10”).
Friday, May 10th, featured the remaining events for the Bobcat & Lady Cat participants:
- Kyle Kapella (JR, Hollister, Mo.) tied for 7th place with a high jump of 1.88 m (6’2”);
- Noah Kunce (SO, Carl Junction, Mo.) posted a 13th place finish in the 800 meter run (2:00.39);
- Garrett Pierce (SO, Sand Point, Idaho) garnered 14th place in the men’s 1500 meter run (4:18.82);
- Alyssa Goth (FR, Clinton, Mo.) came in 12th in the women’s 800 meter run (2:35.25); and
- Mikaila Livingston (JR, Harrisonville, Mo.) did not score today in the pole vault.
The men’s team finished 20th of 25 teams, and the women participated individually, with no team score. Both the men’s and women’s teams from Bethel University (Ind.) captured first place overall. For a full listing of men’s and women’s results, click here.