NIACC's 4x100 team qualifies for Drake Relays

NIACC's Kalen Eastman, Timothi McMaster, Kyle Younker and Brendan Hoy qualified for the Drake Relays in the 4x100.
NIACC's Kalen Eastman, Timothi McMaster, Kyle Younker and Brendan Hoy qualified for the Drake Relays in the 4x100.

DES MOINES - For the second straight season, the NIACC men's 4x100-meter relay team qualified for the Drake Relays.

NIACC will run in heat five of the college division at 9:33 a.m. Friday at Drake Stadium. The Trojans will run Timothi McMaster, Kyle Younker, Kalen Eastman and Brendan Hoy.

The Trojans qualified for the Drake Relays with a time of 42.35 seconds with a first-place finish at Drake's Blue Oval Classic on April 13.

Last season, the quartet of McMaster, Prince Boduo, Eastman and Deionte Ganzy ran 42.47 in the 4x100 at the Drake Relays and placed 18th out of 31 teams.

NIACC's history at Drake Relays

2013

 - The NIACC men's 4x400 team of Alex Lugo, Nako Omot, OJ Ojullu and Brock Schultz ran 3:25.55 in the prelims of the University/College division.

2014

- The NIACC women's 4x100 team of Priscilla John, Adrine Monagi, Dieuwertje Boelen and Shante Hawkins ran 50.13 in the prelims of the University/College division.

- The NIACC women's distance medley relay team of Lindsay Brunson, John, Kalama Towarap and Hannah Palmeter placed 16th (13:00.59).

- Monagi placed 20th in the javelin (38.71 meters).

2017

- NIACC's Wal Khat placed 4th in the unseeded University/College 800 in a school record time of 1:52.00.

 2018

- The NIACC men's 4x100 team of Timothi McMaster, Prince Boduo, Kalen Eastman and Deionte Ganzy ran 42.47 in the college division prelims.