NIACC track and field teams to compete at Wartburg

WAVERLY - The NIACC men's and women's track and field teams will compete in the Chelsey M Henkenius Indoor Open on the Wartburg College campus on Saturday.

The field events start at 10 a.m. and the running events start at noon in the Wartburg-Waverly Sports and Wellness Center.

For the NIACC men, Wal Khat ranks second in the mile among NJCAA Division I runners with a time of 4 minutes, 24.23 seconds. Khat also ranks seventh in the 600 (1:21.32).

In the 3,000, Blake Keller ranks 13th (9:13.80) and John Kraft ranks 19th (9:31.29).

For the NIACC women, Cailey Weaver ranks 13th among NJCAA Division I runners in the 600 (1:40.53) and Kendra Schmidt ranks 24th (1:50.13).

NIACC's Patricia Sahr is tied for sixth in the high jump (5 feet, 1 3/4 inches).