Men's track

  • 15 NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • Seven NCAA Div. III outdoor top-10 team finishes
  • 2014 indoor distance medley relay national champions
  • Six 2014 indoor All-America honors

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Men's all-time records

 

sprintersCentral's NCAA Division III champions

INDOOR

2005 - Cale Van Genderen, high jump

2011 - Kurtis Brondyke, pentathlon; Ethan Miller, high jump

2013 - Eric Larson, heptathlon

2014 - Austin O'Brien, Spencer Hammack, Drew Jackson, Eli Horton - distance medley relay

OUTDOOR

1994 - Craig Cantrall, high jump

1997 - Zech Schiebout, discus

2000 - Nate Koerselman, Adam Hartford, Tommy Tavegia, Chris McCullough - 4x400 meter relay

2001 - Chris McCullough, Adam Hartford, Tony Brownlee, Tommy Tavegia, - 4x400 meter relay; Peter Wagner, decathlon

2002 - Chris McCullough, Matt McCombs, Peter Wagner, Tony Brownlee, - 4x400 meter relay

2003 - Peter Wagner, decathlon

2005 - Cale Van Genderen, high jump

2011 - Ethan Miller, decathlon

2012 - Ethan Miller, decathlon

2013 - Eric Larson, decathlon

Individual records

INDOOR

Guy Dierikx

60 meter dash - 6.91*, Zac Bailey, 2008
200 meters - 22.29^, Logan Danko, 2013
400 meters - 48.74, Guy Dierikx, 2008
600 meters - 1:21.80, Nate Koerselman, 1999
800 meters - 1:51.72^, Jon Lindaman, 2000
1,000 meters - 2:29.15, Jon Lindaman, 2000
Mile - 4:10.01, Eli Horton, 2013
3,000 meters - 8:21.94, Eli Horton, 2014
5,000 meters - 14:26.62, Austin O'Brien, 2014
60 meter hurdles - 8.20*, Cory Woods, 1999
200 meter hurdles - 24.78, Cory Woods, 1999
Long jump - 24-5.5, Flinard Grisby, 1970
Triple jump - 47-6.5, Flinard Grisby, 1970
High jump - 7-1.5, Cale Van Genderen, 2005
Weight throw - 57-9.5, Jason Fisher, 2008
Shot put - 55-7, Matt Graber, 2011
Pole vault - 15-3, Jim Bruxvoort, 1988
Pentathlon - 3,876, Ethan Miller, 2011
Heptathlon - 5,277, Eric Larson, 2013
4x200 meter relay - 1:28.6, Kyle Wood, Logan Danko, Trevor Veach, Allen Scovel, 2012
4x400 meter relay - 3:13.92^, Adam Hartford, Tony Brownlee, Peter Wagner, Tommy Tavegia, 2001
4x800 meter relay - 7:57.59, Justin Burns, Nick Barnes, Riley Wattier, Ben Schornack, 2013
Distance medley relay - 9:54.8, Austin O'Brien, Spencer Hammack, Drew Jackson, Eli Horton

OUTDOOR

Metric distances

100 meter dash - 10.6, Allen Scovel, 2012 Fisher
200 meter dash - 21.58, Adam Hartford, 2000
400 meter dash - 47.4, Chris McCullough, 2000
800 meter run - 1:51.0h*, Dirck Bradt, 1968
1,500 meter run - 3:50.74, Jon Lindaman, 1999
3,000 meter steeplechase - 9:17.5, Mark Muyskens, 1982
5,000 meter run - 14:12.4, Eli Horton, 2013
10,000 meter run - 29:59.31, Cole Decker, 2013
110 meter hurdles - 14.48, Brad Rose, 2005
400 meter hurdles - 52.76, Ben Bollard, 2007
Long jump - 24-3.5, Chris McCullough , 2000
High jump - 7-1.5, Craig Cantrall, 1993
Discus - 169-8, Zech Schiebout, 1997
Javelin - 191-3, Ben Lindaman, 1993
Pole vault - 15-9, Jim Bruxvoort, 1989
Shot put - 55-0, Phil Miller, 2012
Hammer throw - 199-5, Jason Fisher, 2007
Triple jump - 48-0, John Whipple, 1981
Decathlon - 7,170, Ethan Miller, 2011
4x100 meter relay - 40.98, Marc VanderVelden, Tommy Tavegia, Adam Hartford, Chris McCullough, 2000
4x200 meter relay - 1:25.39, Marc VanderVelden, Tommy Tavegia, Adam Hartford, Chris McCullough, 2000
4x400 meter relay - 3:09.64, Nate Koerselman, Adam Hartford, Tommy Tavegia, Chris McCullough, 2000
4x800 meter relay - 7:38.61, Jamie Vander Veer, Kyle Nuehring, Eli Horton, Drew Jackson, 2014
4x1,600 meter relay - 16:56.05, Eli Horton, Drew Jackson, Jamie Vander Veer, Austin O'Brien, 2014
Sprint medley relay - 3:22.44, Ben Bollard, Craig Hernandez, Guy Dierikx, Brian Respeliers, 2007
Distance medley relay - 9:55.87, Drew Jackson, Phil Heisterkamp, Ben Schornack, Eli Horton, 2013
Shuttle hurdle relay - 1:02.41, Brian Stewart, Ben Lindaman, Mike Furness, Shance Rourke, 1993

Imperial distances

100 yard dash - 9.7, Don Keller, 1978
220 yard dash - 21.5, Ken Hopkins, 1983
440 yard dash - 47.91, Brad Depke, 1981
880 yard run - 1:51.6, Dirk Bradt, 1968
1 mile run - 4:11.7, Jerry Fitzsimmons, 1980
2 mile run - 9:01.2, Jerry Fitzsimmons, 1980
3 mile run - 14:28.28, Brian Hantsbarger, 1979
6 mile run - 32:04.6, Paul Sparks, 1981
120 yard high hurdles - 14.7, Tom Koletis, 1980
Javelin (pre-1987) - 220-5, Mike Shanahan, 1982
440 yard relay - 42.8, Marshall/Justice/Jacubusse/Van Boven, 1966
880 yard relay - 1:28.1, Marshall/Justice/Jacobusse/Van Boven, 1966
Mile relay - 3:18.33, Marshall/Vanderwilt/Karnstedt/Bradt, 1967
Two mile relay - 7:50.0, Slykhuis/Bradt/Ashby/Karnstedt, 1966
Four mile relay - 17:35.7, Samson/Fitzsimmons/Fevold/Gallagher, 1977
440 meter shuttle hurdle relay - 1:02.41 (Ben Lindaman, Mike Furness, Brian Stewart, Shane Rourke), 1993

*Denotes a converted time. All times (100-400m) have been converted to FAT equivlants for that distance.
^Denotes a time contested on an oversized, undersized, or banked track. All times are absolute.

Central Invitational

Central Invitational meet records

 

Year-by-year results

Year Iowa Conf.
indoor
Iowa Conf. outdoor

NCAA
indoor

NCAA
outdoor

Coach
1974   4th     Ron Schipper
1975   3rd     Bill Herzog
1976   2nd     Bill Hinga
1977   2nd     Bill Hinga
1978   2nd   17th Bill Hinga
1979   1st     Bill Hinga
1980   2nd     Bill Hinga
1981   2nd   52nd Bill Hinga
1982   2nd   37th Dennis Brand
1983   2nd   38th Dennis Brand
1984   3rd   60th Rich Hollingsworth
1985   4th     Rich Hollingsworth
1986   5th     Tom Epperly
1987   6th     Tom Epperly
1988   3rd   34th Tom Epperly
1989   4th   33rd Tom Epperly
1990   3rd   32nd Tom Epperly
1991   1st   51st Mark Heid
1992   1st   21st Mark Heid
1993   1st   15th Mark Heid
1994   1st   7th Mark Heid
1995   1st   31st Mark Heid
1996   4th     Kevin Sanger
1997   1st   21st Kevin Sanger
1998   1st   8th Kevin Sanger
1999   2nd   19th Kevin Sanger
2000   1st   3rd Kevin Sanger
2001   1st   6th Kevin Sanger
2002   2nd   7th Kevin Sanger
2003 3rd 2nd   27th Kevin Sanger
2004 3rd 1st   tie, 51st Kevin Sanger
2005 3rd tie, 2nd   18th Kevin Sanger
2006 3rd 2nd   tie, 41st Kevin Sanger
2007 3rd 3rd   25th Kevin Sanger
2008 3rd 2nd   17th Kevin Sanger
2009 2nd 1st   36th Joe Dunham
2010 1st 1st   tie, 17th Joe Dunham
2011 1st 1st 2nd 7th Joe Dunham
2012 2nd 1st tie, 57th tie, 9th Joe Dunham
2013 1st 2nd tie, 9th 22nd Joe Dunham
2014 2nd   10th   Joe Dunham

Iowa Conference outdoor championship seasons in bold

Iowa Conference indoor MVPs

2008 - Guy Dierikx
2010 - Ethan Miller
2011 - Ethan Miller (field events)
2012 - Kyle Wood (track events)
2014 - Eli Horton (track events)

Iowa Conference outdoor MVPs

1974 - Terry Youngblood
1979 - Jerry Fitzsimmons
1994 - Andy Goodman, Nate Smith (co-MVPs)
1997 - Jay Rhoten (co-MVP)
1998 - Jay Rhoten
2000 - Chris McCullough
2003 - Peter Wagner
2004 - Tanner Whipple
2010 - Kurtis Brondyke, Ethan Miller (co-MVPs)
2011 - Ethan Miller (field events), Kyle Wood (track events)
2012 - Ethan Miller (field events), Allen Scovel (track events)
2014 - Eli Horton (track events)

Iowa Conference Coach of the Year

Coach Year
Joe Dunham 2013 (indoor)
Joe Dunham 2012 (outdoor)
Joe Dunham 2011 (outdoor)
Joe Dunham 2011 (indoor)
Joe Dunham 2010 (outdoor)
Joe Dunham 2010 (indoor)
Joe Dunham 2009 (outdoor)
Kevin Sanger 2005 (indoor)
Kevin Sanger 2004 (outdoor)
Kevin Sanger 2003 (outdoor)
Kevin Sanger 2001 (outdoor)
Kevin Sanger 2000 (outdoor)
Kevin Sanger 1998 (outdoor)
Kevin Sanger 1997 (outdoor)
Mark Heid 1994 (outdoor)
Mark Heid 1993 (outdoor)
Mark Heid 1992 (outdoor)
Mark Heid 1991 (outdoor)
Bill Hinga 1979 (outdoor)
Bill Hinga 1978 (outdoor)

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