American Rivers Conference Track and Field Championships Preview

May 7, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The University of Dubuque track and field teams will travel down to Cedar Rapids and Coe College this weekend to participate in the American Rivers Conference Track and Field Championships Thursday, May 9th through Saturday, May 11th.

A season ago, the women of Nebraska Wesleyan claimed the team title, ending Wartburg's run of 18-straight. On the men's side, Central won their seventh title in the last 10 years.

Heading into the conference championships, the Spartans have 22 athletes sitting in the top three of their respective events, 12 on the men’s side and 10 on the women. On the men’s side, the Spartanshold the top mark in five different events. Blaze Murfin holds three of them, being the leader in the shot put, hammer and discus. Kortez Pickett joins Murfin in the field events, leading the triple jump and Isaiah Ellis rounds out the group of leaders with the best time in the 100m dash.

For the women, the Spartans have four different women with the top mark in the American Rivers Conference. Alison Beeman sits atop the leaderboard in the 100m dash, Alyssa Skrove has the best triple jump mark, Kelsey Betthauser has the top throw in the discus and Rebecca Burmahl rounds it out with the number one throw in the discus.

Heat Sheets:
Live Results:

1:00p Heptathlon (100h, HJ, SP, 200m) Women Day One
1:00p Javelin Throw Men (Women at 4:00p) Final
1:15p Decathlon (100, LJ, SP, HJ, 400m) Men Day One

9:00a Decathlon (110h, DT, PV, JT, 1,500m) Men Final
9:30a Heptathlon (LJ, JT, 800m) Women Final
1:00p High Jump Women (Men at 4pm) Final
1:00p Long Jump Men (Women at 4pm) Final
3:00p Hammer Throw Women (Men at 6pm) Final
3:00p Shot Put Men (Women at 6:00pm) Final
2:30p 100-meter High Hurdles Women Prelims
2:45p 110-meter High Hurdles Men Prelims
3:00p 400-meter Dash Women Prelims
3:15p 400-meter Dash Men Prelims
3:30p 100-meter Dash Women Prelims
3:45p 100-meter Dash Men Prelims
4:00p 800-meter Run Women Prelims
4:15p 800-meter Run Men Prelims
4:30p 400-meter Low Hurdles Women Prelims
4:45p 400-meter Intermediate Hurdles Men Prelims
5:00p 200-meter Dash Women Prelims
5:15p 200-meter Dash Men Prelims
5:30p 3,000-meter Steeplechase Women Final
5:45p 3,000-meter Steeplechase Men Final
6:00p 10,000-meter Run Women Final
6:50p 10,000-meter Run Men Final
7:35p 4x800-meter Relay Women Final
7:50p 4x800-meter Relay Men Final
All event medals except 4x800 relay presented immediately after each event; 4x800 presented on Saturday.

10:00a Triple Jump Men (Women at 1pm) Final
10:00a Pole Vault Women (Men at 1:30pm) Final
12:00p Discus Throw Men (Women at 3pm) Final
1:30p 4x100-meter Relay Women Final
1:40p 4x100-meter Relay Men Final
1:50p 1,500-meter Run Women Final
2:05p 1,500-meter Run Men Final
2:20p 100-meter High Hurdles Women Final
2:30p 110-meter High Hurdles Men Final
2:40p 400-meter Dash Women Final
2:45p 400-meter Dash Men Final
2:55p 100-meter Dash Women Final
3:00p 100-meter Dash Men Final
3:05p 800-meter Run Women Final
3:15p 800-meter Run Men Final
3:25p 400-meter Low Hurdles Women Final
3:35p 400-meter Intermediate Hurdles Men Final
3:45p 200-meter Dash Women Final
3:50p 200-meter Dash Men Final
4:00p 5,000-meter Run Women Final
4:25p 5,000-meter Run Men Final
4:45p 4x400-meter Relay Women Final
4:55p 4x400-meter Relay Men Final
All event medals up to the 200m presented after each event; 5,000 and relays presented at the end of the meet.