NIACC's Keller qualifies for nationals in 3K

BROOKINGS, S.D. - NIACC's Blake Keller placed 26th in the 3,000-meter run in a time of 8 minutes, 52.55 seconds at the South Dakota State University Indoor Classic on Friday and quallified for the NJCAA national meet.

Also in the 3,000, the Trojans' Brian Jacques was 42nd (9:01.66) and Grant Dieken was 62nd (9:37.86).

NIACC's Daniel Hennigar placed 35th in the 600-meter run in a time of 1:27.42. Also in the 600 for the Trojans, Hunter Filloon was 42nd in 1:29.57.

NIACC's Abdiaziz Wako was 40th in the 1,000 (2:40.75). Also in the 1,000, Logan Dalbeck was 48th (2:43.75) and Canyon Kuhlmann was 51st (2:50.37).

In the 200, the Trojans' top finisher was Kyle Younker, who was 66th in 23.01.

For the NIACC women, Jaylynn Scrivner was 79th out of 141 athletes in the 200 in a time of 27.28. Dashawn Wyatt was 81st in 27.35.

Also for the Lady Trojans, Caitlin Serle was 33rd in the shot put with a toss of 26 feet, 3/4 inches, Sophia Fischer was 42nd in the weight throw (32-8 1-2) and Anne Marie Morris was 48th in the long jump (13-0).

In the 600, Ally Trager was 54th (1:51.10), Amy Fullerton was 58th (1:55.18) and Maddison Shupe was 59th (1:55.31).

The second day of the SDSU Indoor Classic is set for Saturday.