Quantcast

Pitt State Squads Prepare for NCAA Regional Championships Saturd - KOAM TV 7

Pitt State Squads Prepare for NCAA Regional Championships Saturday

Updated:
PRESS RELEASE PSU

The Pittsburg State University men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Wayne, Neb., Saturday (Nov. 22) to compete in the 2014 NCAA Division II Central Regional Championships.


The men's 10-kilometer race begins at 11 a.m. (CST), while the women's six-kilometer competition gets started at 12:15 p.m. at the Wayne Country Club. The top four finishing men's and women's squads advance to the 2014 NCAA Division II National Championships as well as the top three finishing individuals not on national qualifying squads. The regional field is comprised of teams from the MIAA, Great American Conference (GAC) and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

The Pitt State men head to regionals on the heels of a third-place finish at the 2014 MIAA Championships at Bolivar, Mo., Nov. 8. Junior Austin Bogina earned All-MIAA honors with a fifth-place time of 25 minutes, 6.90 seconds in the eight-kilometer race. Junior Connor Stark (25:44.86) and freshman Alex Conn (25:47.58) also earned honorable mention All-MIAA recognition, finishing 18th and 19th in the race, respectively.

Missouri Southern captured the MIAA title scoring a meet-low 22 points, while Nebraska-Kearney was second (55), Pitt State third (94) and Central Missouri fourth (112).

At the 2013 NCAA-II National Championships, regional opponents Augustana placed third, UNK finished 17th, Sioux Falls (S.D.) placed 18th and MSSU finished 19th.

The Pitt State women also raced to a third-place finish at the MIAA Championships. Junior Hannah DeVries finished as the MIAA runner-up in the six-kilometer race in 21:51.95. Freshman Katren Rienbolt (22:54.68) also earned honorable mention All-MIAA with a 14th-place finish. Redshirt freshman Paige Denton (23:27.91) and senior Alex Moase (23:29.12) placed 24th and 25th, respectively.

MSSU claimed the MIAA title with a meet-low 44 points. Southwest Baptist was second (70), Pitt State third (100) and Fort Hays State fourth (106).

At the 2013 NCAA-II Championships, regional foes Augustana placed fifth, Minnesota Duluth finished 10th and SBU placed 12th.
  • NewsMore>>

  • Southeast Kansas Looks for Economic Solutions

    Southeast Kansas Looks for Economic Solutions

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-10-17 01:15:35 GMT

    The organizer of the Pittsburg Regional Economic Outlook Conference is optimistic about Southeast Kansas' economic future this year, but that wasn't the case at the last two conferences.

    More >>

    The organizer of the Pittsburg Regional Economic Outlook Conference is optimistic about Southeast Kansas' economic future this year, but that wasn't the case at the last two conferences.

    More >>
  • Missing Person Update: Body Found in River Near Fort Scott, KS

    Missing Person Update: Body Found in River Near Fort Scott, KS

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-10-16 23:38:51 GMT
    The Fort Scott Police Department has found a body believed to be that of 74-year-old Edith Hawkins. Police say they were called to S. Clark Street around 1:05 this afternoon (Oct. 16, 2018) in reference to a missing person. Authorities were told that Hawkins left her home earlier in the day around 10:00 a.m. and had not been seen since. Family members told police that she suffered from Alzheimer's. The Fort Scott Police and Fire Departments, Bourbon County Sheriff's Office,...More >>
    The Fort Scott Police Department has found a body believed to be that of 74-year-old Edith Hawkins. Police say they were called to S. Clark Street around 1:05 this afternoon (Oct. 16, 2018) in reference to a missing person. Authorities were told that Hawkins left her home earlier in the day around 10:00 a.m. and had not been seen since. Family members told police that she suffered from Alzheimer's. The Fort Scott Police and Fire Departments, Bourbon County Sheriff's Office,...More >>
  • 2 Bridges Reopen to 4200 Drivers in Ottawa Co., OK

    2 Bridges Reopen to 4200 Drivers in Ottawa Co., OK

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:09:33 GMT
    The two bridges over Spring River and Spring River Overflow on SH-10 closed in November of 2017. The bridges, located about five miles east of the I-44 Will Rogers Turnpike, were built in 1952 and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation says they were found to be structurally deficient in 2017. ODOT estimated the project cost was around $11 million. The bridges reopened on October 15th, 2018. ODOT says about 4,200 drivers used them every day before they closed....More >>
    The two bridges over Spring River and Spring River Overflow on SH-10 closed in November of 2017. The bridges, located about five miles east of the I-44 Will Rogers Turnpike, were built in 1952 and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation says they were found to be structurally deficient in 2017. ODOT estimated the project cost was around $11 million. The bridges reopened on October 15th, 2018. ODOT says about 4,200 drivers used them every day before they closed....More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by Frankly, Inc. All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.