Kevin Schipper won the men's pole vault at the Cardinal Twilight.

Irish Track and Field Wraps Up Competition at NCAA Regional

May 30, 2009

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Irish track and field teams wrapped up competition Saturday at the NCAA Mideast Regional at the Cardinal Park Track Complex on the campus of the University of Louisville.

Several student-athletes earned high finishes, including six top-10 spots.

The Irish will now move on to the NCAA Outdoor Championships held June 11-14 in Fayetteville, Ark.

NCAA Mideast Regional Results

Women’s Javelin: Elise Knutzen finished sixth with a mark of 46.54m (152-00).

Men’s Pole Vault: Matt Schipper finished fifth with a mark of 5.16m (16-11), just ahead of Kevin Schipper in sixth with a height of 5.16m (16-11).

Men’s Hammer Throw: Jeff Mensch recorded a mark of 55.00m (180-05) to finish 23rd, while Greg Davis finished 31st with a toss of 51.57m (169-02).

Women’s 400 Meters: Joanna Schultz finished fifth with a time of 53.32.

Women’s 800 Meters: Kelly Langhans clocked in at 2:07.74 to finish eighth in the finals.

Women’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase: Lindsey Ferguson finished 15th with a time of 10:58.84.

Men’s Triple Jump: Eric Quick finished 10th with a mark of 15.42m (50-7 1/4).