Bass Earns IIAC Honor as Spartans Rank Third in Central Region Polls
Feb 7, 2017
DUBUQUE, Iowa – Alec Bass (Jr., Spring Green, Wis./River Valley) was named IIAC Men’s Track and Field Track Performer of the week for his outing at the Watburg Select Invite on Saturday.
Bass (Junior, Spring Green Wis./River Valley) won the mile at the Wartburg Select Invite, while also setting a school record in the process by posting a time of 4:14.56. That time is good enough for the ninth best time in the mile in NCAA Division III this season. This is his third time this season being named IIAC Track Performer of the Week, while also collecting an IIAC Runner of the Week this past cross country season.
The Spartans men’s and women’s track teams are also ranking high in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association rankings. The men’s team is ranked 34th out of 147 Division III teams , while the women’s team is ranked 39th out of 144. The two squads rank 3rd in the Central Regional rankings. The Spartan men's team ranks thrid with 249.33 points while the women's team rank third with 226.79 points.
USTFCCCA Central Region Women's Rankings:
1. Nebraska Wesleyan University - 398.15 pts.
2. St. Thomas University - 289.16 pts.
3. University of Dubuque - 226.79 pts.
4. Wartburg College - 205.37 pts.
5. Carleton College - 159.69 pts.
6. Cornell College - 157.67 pts.
7. Loras College - 153.70 pts.
8. St. Benedict University - 108.28 pts.
9. Central College - 105.41 pts.
10. Bethel University - 88.90 pts.
USTFCCCA Central Region Men's Rankings:
1. St. Thomas University - 373.57 pts.
2. Nebraska Wesleyan University - 308.51 pts.
3. University of Dubuque - 249.33 pts.
4. Wartburg College - 227.98 pts.
5. St. Olaf College - 171.78 pts.
6. Simpson College - 171.64 pts.
7. Central College - 168.51 pts.
8. Bethel University - 113.91 pts.
9. Hamline University - 101.83 pts.
10. Cornell College - 80.02 pts.
55 Beeman, Alison (Fr., Lakemoor, Ill./Wauconda) 7.43
60 Beeman, Alison 8.08
200 Beeman, Alison 26.57
300 Zbilski, Amanda (Sr., Lake in the Hills, Ill./Huntley) 44.29
600 Wenthold, Kiersten (Sr.,Fort Akinson, Iowa/South Winneshiek) 1:50.13
800 Ortiz, Fabiola (Sr., Elgin, Ill./St. Charles North) 2:17.81
Mile Ortiz, Fabiola 5:05.39
3000 Ortiz, Fabiola 10:34.76
55H Burks, Brittany (So., Madison, Wis./Maidson Memorial) 8.67
60H Sanchez, MichelleAnn (Jr., Moline, Ill./Moline) 9.70
HJ Flowers, Asha (Fr., Milwaukee, Wis./Early View Acadmey) 1.45m
PV Zbilski, Amanda 3.35m
LJ Skrove, Alyssa (Fr., Delafield, Wis./Kettle Moraine) 5.23m
TJ Skrove, Alyssa 11.12m
SP Atwater, Tanasha (Jr., Davenport, Iowa/Davenport Central) 15.01m
WT Atwater, Tanasha 17.32m
55 Pointer, Colfay (Fr., Rochelle, Ill./Rochelle) 6.61
60 Ellis, Isaiah (So., Rock Island, Ill./Rock Island) 7.22
200 Ellis, Isaiah 22.72
300 Ellis, Isaiah 6.86
400 Pointer, Colfay 50.23
600 Pointer, Colfay 1:21.59
800 Pointer, Colfay 1:59.47
1000 Klose, Hunter (So., St. Charles, Ill./St. Charles East) 2:35.26
Mile Bass, Alec (Jr., Spring Green, Wis./River Valley) 4:14.56
3000 Bass, Alec 8:31.69
55H Kamara, Mohamed (Fr., Grand Forks, N.D./Red River) 7.97
60H Fowler, Tyler (Fr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa/CR Jefferson) 9.25
HJ Pickett, Kortez (Milwaukee, Wis./Vincent) 2.03m
LJ Barista, Blaze (Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton Warrenville South) 6.76m
TJ Barista, Blaze 13.99m
SP Murfin, Blaze (Fr., Dallas City, Ill./Illini West) 16.35m
WT Brown, Ron (So., Milwaukee, Wis./Wauwatosa West) 18.23m