NIACC set to compete at nationals

NIACC's Timothi McMaster starts the 4x100-meter relay at the Drake Relays in April.
NIACC's Timothi McMaster starts the 4x100-meter relay at the Drake Relays in April.

EL DORADO, Kan. - The NIACC men's track and field team will compete in the NJCAA Division I meet on Thursday and Friday.

The Trojans will compete in two events on Thursday and one event on Friday.

On Thursday, NIACC will run in the 4x100-meter relay at 5:45 p.m. The Trojans will run Timothi McMaster, Kyle Younker, Kalen Eastman and Deionte Ganzy.

The foursome set the school record in the 4x100 (41.97) at the regional meet in Council Bluffs on May 5.

Also Thursday, the Trojans' Brian Jacques and Blake Keller will run in the 10,000-meter run at 7:50 p.m.

Jacques' personal best in the 10K was 32:53.20 on April 21 at Grinnell's Dick Young Invite. Keller clocked a personal-best of 33:01.06 also at the Dick Young Invitational.

On Friday, the Trojan foursome of Younker, David Carter, Ethan Klasi and Scott Hengesteg will compete in the 4x400-meter relay prelims.

The Trojans placed third at the regional meet in the 4x400 (3:23.93).

For the NIACC women, Jaylynn Scrivner will run in the 400-meter hurdles at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Scrivner placed second at the regional meet with a personal-best time of 1:05.13.