Men's track

  • 15 NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • Seven NCAA Div. III outdoor top-10 team finishes
  • Three NCAA Div. III Indoor top-10 team finishes
  • Two CoSida Academic All-Americans in 2015
  • 2014 indoor distance medley relay national champions

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Letterwinners

 

2016 returning letterwinners

Alex Bleadorn

Sr.
Sprints
Waverly-Shell Rock HS
Waverly, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.57
200 meters - 23.96
400 meters - 54.19
600 meters - 1:29.06
800 meters - 2:11.70

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.95
200 meters - 23.38
400 meters - 51.13
800 meters - 2:10.40

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters

 

Jeremy Caracci

So.
Distance
Johnston HS
Johnston, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:08.42
1,000 meters - 2:57.47
Mile - 4:58.73
3,000 meters - 10:04.83

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:14.00
1,500 meters - 4:29.36
3,000 meters - 9:54.92
5,000 meters - 17:19.46
3,000 steeplechase - 11:08.07

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Kane Carstens

So.
Sprints
Lourdes HS
Rochester, Minn.


Career indoor bests
100 meters - 11.86
200 meters - 24.11
400 meters - 53.60
600 meters - 1:33.99

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.86
200 meters - 23.38
400 meters - 51.71

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

McKay Carstens

So.
Sprints
Lourdes HS
Rochester, Minn.


Career indoor bests
100 meters - 11.56
200 meters - 23.05
400 meters - 53.71
600 meters - 1:33.82

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.56
200 meters - 23.05
400 meters - 51.83

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Kody Dailey

Sr.
Multi-events
Iowa City HS
Waterloo, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.61
Shot put - 42-10.75

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Shot put - 42-8.5
Discus - 132-6
Javelin - 187-10.75

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2014 outdoor, 2015 outdoor)
Iowa Conference outdoor field events performer of the week (April 5, 2015)

Iowa Conference results
2014 outdoor: 1st, javelin
2015 outdoor: 1st, javelin

 

Chris Davis

Sr.
Throws
Waverly-Shell Rock HS
Waverly, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Shot put - 32-6.25
Weight throw - 51-9.75

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus - 131-6.75
Hammer throw - 150-7
Javelin - 145-1

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 5th, weight throw

 

Cole Decker

Sr.
Distance
Dowling Catholic HS
Des Moines, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:04.45
1,000 meters - 2:37.48
Mile - 4:20.67
3,000 meters - 8:36.69
5,000 meters - 14:35.55

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:03.95
1,500 meters - 4:00.79
5,000 meters - 14:36.59
10,000 meters - 29:59.31(SR)

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
NCAA all-American (2015 outdoor)
All-Iowa Conference (2013 indoor/outdoor, 2015 indoor/outdoor)
Iowa Conference indoor track performer of the week (Feb. 7, 2016)
Most Valuable Freshman (2013)

Iowa Conference results
2013 indoor: 3rd, 5,000 meters; 5th, 3,000 meters
2013 outdoor: 2nd, 10,000 meters; 6th, 5,000 meters
2014 indoor: 4th, 5,000 meters; 8th, 3,000 meters
2014 outdoor: 5th, 10,000 meters
2015 indoor: 2nd, 5,000 meters; 5th, 3,000 meters
2015 outdoor: 1st, 5,000 meters; 1st, 10,000 meters

NCAA results
2013 outdoor: 16th, 10,000 meters
2015 indoor: 11th, 5,000 meters
2015 outdoor: 8th, 10,000 meters

Taylor Donner

So.
Distance
Dubuque HS
Dubuque, Iowa


Career indoor bests
600 meters - 1:27.65
800 meters - 2:00.74
1,000 meters - 2:42.13

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:00.29
1,500 meters - 4:19.11

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Cole Ebel

Sr.
Sprints
South O'Brien HS
Sutherland, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.75
60 meters - 7.21
200 meters - 24.02
400 meters - 55.92

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.10
200 meters - 23.35
400 meters - 54.88

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters

Iowa Conference results
2014 outdoor: 6th, 100 meters; 7th, 4x100 relay

 

Mark Fairley

So.
Distance
Dubuque HS
Dubuque, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:02.95
Mile - 4:20.06
5,000 meters - 15:37.68

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 1:59.35
1,500 meters - 3:58.94
5,000 meters - 15:18.36

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)
Most Valuable Freshman (2015)

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 4th, 4x800 relay; 6th, mile
2015 outdoor: 1st, 4x800 relay; 6th, 1,500 meters

 

Nick Guzman

So.
Distance
Fort Madison HS
Fort Madison, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 1:57.05
1,000 meters - 2:40.66
Mile - 4:32.86
3,000 meters - 9:15.79

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:13.24
1,500 meters - 4:19.53

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 4th, 4x800 relay; 5th, 800 meters

 

Eli Harper

So.
Sprints
Pekin HS
Fairfield, Iowa


Career indoor bests
400 meters - 53.26
600 meters - 1:29.59

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
400 meters - 53.26

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Hunter Howe

So.
Jumps, sprints
La Plata R-II HS
La Plata, Mo.


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.90
60 meters - 7.39
200 meters - 23.37
400 meters - 51.87
Long jump - 18-2.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.26
200 meters - 22.88
400 meters - 51.87

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 5th, 4x200 relay

 

Reese Iversen

So.
Multi-events
Dallas Center-Grimes HS
Grimes, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 7.03
60 meters - 7.47
1,000 meters - 3:20.14
55 hurdles - 9.21
60 hurdles - 9.00
High jump - 6-3.5
Long jump - 20-9.75
Shot put - 31-4
Pole vault - 11-3.75
Heptathlon - 4,239

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.68
400 meters - 57.43
1,500 meters - 5:41.82
110 hurdles - 16.13
High jump - 6-3.5
Long jump - 20-7.25
Pole vault - 11-7.75
Sot put - 32-0.75
Discus throw - 101-8
Javelin - 136-5
Decathlon - 5,558

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 6th, heptathlon
2015 outdoor: 6th, decathlon

 

Tate Jensen

So.
Sprints
ADM HS
De Soto, Iowa


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
400 hurdles - 55.22

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2015 outdoor: 3rd, 400 hurdles

 

Joe Kotz

Jr.
Sprints
Indianola HS
Indianola, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.70
200 meters - 24.63
400 meters - 54.34
600 meters - 1:33.76
Long jump - 16-0.5

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
400 meters - 53.56
400 hurdles - 1:03.32
Triple jump - 39-6

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Ryan Kruse

So.
Multi-events, throws
St. Clair HS
St. Clair, Minn.


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 12.07
400 meters - 57.51
1,500 meters - 5:21.09
110 hurdles - 16.84
High jump - 5-9.75
Long jump - 19-0
Shot put - 42-11.5
Discus throw - 145-8
Javelin - 179-8.75
Pole vault - 11-5.75
Decathlon - 5,752

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 outdoor: 4th, decathlon; 7th, javelin

 

Gunnar Methlie

So.
Jumps, sprints
Dowling Catholic HS
Altoona, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.65
100 meters - 11.75
200 meters - 24.17
Long jump - 17-2

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Ben Miller

Jr.
Throws
Willcox HS
Willcox, Ariz.


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus - 144-10.5

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2014 outdoor: 8th, discus throw
2015 outdoor: 3rd, discus throw

 

Blake Morgan

So.
Sprints
Roland-Story HS
Story City, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.87
60 meters - 7.32
200 meters - 23.37
400 meters - 54.62

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.46
200 meters - 22.83

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 4th, 4x400 relay; 5th, 4x200 relay
2015 outdoor: 3rd, 4x400 relay; 4th, 4x100 relay

 

Logan Mulford

Jr.
Jumps
Mount Plesant HS
Mount Pleasant, Iowa


Career indoor bests
High jump - 6-10.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
High jump - 6-7.5

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2015 indoor)
Iowa Conference indoor field performer of the week (Dec. 9, 2014; Jan. 24, 2016)

Iowa Conference results
2014 indoor: 7th, high jump
2015 indoor: 3rd, high jump
2015 outdoor: 4th, high jump

NCAA results
2015 indoor: 15th, high jump

Kyle Nuehring

Sr.
Mid-distance
Waukee HS
Waukee, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 1:56.98
1,000 meters - 2:37.89
Mile - 4:21.01

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 1:53.36
1,500 meters - 3:56.45

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2013 indoor/outdoor, 2014 indoor/outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2013 indoor: 1st, distance medley relay; 4th, mile
2013 outdoor: 2nd, 1,500 meters; 3rd, 800 meters
2014 indoor: 1st, distance medley relay; 5th, 4x800 relay
2014 outdoor: 2nd, 4x800 relay

 

Jaemin Powell

Sr.
Multi-events
Mid-Prairie HS
Wellman, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.76
60 meters - 7.30
1,000 meters - 2:57.18
55 hurdles - 8.95
60 hurdles - 9.53
High jump - 6-4
Long jump - 21-11.75
Shot put - 37-2.25
Pole vault - 10-8
Heptathlon - 4,376

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.33
400 meters - 51.83
1,500 meters - 5:11.09
110 hurdles - 17.19
Discus - 111-10
Long jump - 23-2.5
Shot put - 37-1.75
High jump - 6-0
Pole vault - 11-9.75
Javelin - 151-2
Decathlon - 6,013

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2014 indoor/outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2013 indoor: 7th, high jump; 7th, heptathalon
2014 indoor: 2nd, heptathalon; 3rd, long jump
2014 outdoor: 2nd, decathalon; 7th, long jump
2015 indoor: 7th, heptathlon

Zac Quick

Jr.
Sprints
Bondurant-Farrar HS
Bondurant, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.99
200 meters - 25.38
400 meters - 57.00
600 meters - 1:32.27
Long jump - 17-0
Triple jump - 37-3

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
400 meters - 54.81
400 hurdles - 1:00.14
Long jump - 17-2.75
Triple jump - 37-3.75

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Tanner Rathje

So.
Distance
Linn-Mar HS
Marion, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:14.14
1,000 meters - 2:54.65
Mile - 4:33.16
3,000 meters - 9:35.57
5,000 meters - 17:25.63

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:00.98
3,000 meters - 9:17.03
5,000 meters - 16:22.69
10,000 meters - 32:54.97

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 outdoor: 7th, 10,000 meters

Austin Roberts

Sr.
Sprints
Davis County HS
Bloomfield, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.55
200 meters - 23.91
400 meters - 51.33
600 meters - 1:25.45
800 meters - 2:06.22
1,000 meters - 2:53.82

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.89
200 meters - 23.46
400 meters - 49.88
400 hurdles - 56.06

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2013 indoor/outdoor, 2014 indoor, 2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2013 indoor: 2nd, 4x400 relay
2013 outdoor: 3rd, 4x400 relay; 5th, 400 meters
2014 indoor: 3rd, 4x400 relay; 8th, 400 meters
2014 outdoor: 5th, 4x400 relay
2015 indoor: 4th, 4x400 relay
2015 outdoor: 3rd, 4x400 relay; 6th, 400 hurdles

Dan Roemerman

Sr.
Hurdles, sprints
City High HS
Iowa City, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.66
60 meters - 7.18
200 meters - 23.38
55 hurdles - 7.83
60 hurdles - 8.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.09
200 meters - 22.35
110 hurdles - 14.45 (SR)
400 hurdles - 56.21

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2013 indoor/outdoor, 2014 outoor, 2015 indoor/outdoor)
Iowa Conference indoor track performer of the week (Feb. 1, 2016)
Most Improved Performer (2015)

Iowa Conference results
2013 indoor: 2nd, 60 hurdles
2013 outdoor: 6th, 55 meters; 7th, 55 hurdles; 7th, 4x200 relay
2014 indoor: 1st, 110 hurdles
2014 outdoor: 1st, 110 hurdles; 5th, 100 meters; 5th, 4x400 relay
2015 indoor: 2nd, 60 hurdles
2015 outdoor: 1st, 110 hurdles; 4th, 4x100 relay

NCAA results
2015 outdoor:
9th, 110 hurdles

Trevor Ruiz

So.
Sprints
Hudson HS
Hudson, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 7.03
60 meters - 7.33
200 meters - 23.83
400 meters - 53.80

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.53
200 meters 23.25

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Jordan Sanders

Jr.
Throws
Nevada HS
Nevada, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Weight throw - 41-10

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus throw - 127-0
Hammer throw - 128-9.5

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Kyle Schelling

Jr.
Distance
Sioux Center HS
Orange City, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Mile - 5:16.85
3,000 meters - 10:51.01
5,000 meters - 18:27.50

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
1,500 meters - 4:56.46
3,000 meters - 10:24.95
5,000 meters - 17:51.05

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Cole Simon

So.
Mid-distance
Grinnell HS
Tama, Iowa


Career indoor bests
600 meters - 1:33.39
800 meters - 2:04.39
1,000 meters - 2:48.40
Mile - 4:46.89

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:04.27

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Trent Smothers

Sr.
Throws
Red Mountain HS (Ariz.)
Washington D.C.


Career indoor bests
Shot put - 43-3.75

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Shot put - 43-5.25
Hammer throw - 95-10

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 outdoor: 6th, shot put

Isaac Steffensmeier

Jr.
Distance
Fort Madison HS
St. Paul, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:00.83
1,000 meters - 2:35.84
Mile - 4:23.07
3,000 meters - 8:33.57
5,000 meters - 14:58.10

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:01.15
1,500 meters - 4:02.33
5,000 meters - 14:51.57
10,000 meters - 31:14.15

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2014 outdoor, 2015 indoor/outdoor)
team, Most Outstanding Freshman (2014)

Iowa Conference results
2014 indoor: 5th, 5,000 meters; 5th, 4x800 relay
2014 outdoor: 3rd, 5,000 meters; 8th, 10,000 meters
2015 indoor: 3rd, 5,000 meters
2015 outdoor: 2nd, 5,000 meters; 2nd, 10,000 meters

Ben Stelk

So.
Distance
Pleasant Valley HS
Bettendorf, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:08.46
1,000 meters - 2:54.54
Mile - 4:48.41
3,000 meters - 9:35.50

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:06.70
1,500 meters - 4:14.09
3,000 meters - 9:39.71
10,000 meters - 34:30.61

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Karl Weaver

Jr.
Distance
Pleasant Valley HS
Davenport, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:26.56
Mile - 5:06.02
3,000 meters - 10:19.88
5,000 meters - 17:11.68

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
1,500 meters - 4:51.00
3,000 meters - 9:55.10
5,000 meters - 17:06.60
10,000 meters - 36:37.68
3,000 steeplechase - 10:50.47

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
Most Improved Performer (2014)

Jake Webb

Jr.
Throws
Colo-Nesco HS
Zearing, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Weight throw - 42-11

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus throw - 127-0
Hammer throw - 142-5

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Logan Weers

Jr.
Hurdles
Clarke HS
Osceola, Iowa


Career indoor bests
200 meters - 24.55
55 hurdles - 8.06
60 hurdles - 9.06

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.99
200 meters - 24.01
110 hurdles - 15.98

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Justin Wimbish

So.
Sprints, jumps
Apollo HS
Glendale, Ariz.


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 23-65
200 meters - 23.48
Long jump - 21-8.75

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.19
200 meters - 23.26
Long jump - 22-0.25

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor:
5th, 4x200 relay; 7th, long jump
2015 outdoor: 3rd, long jump; 4th, 4x100 relay

Austin Witt

Jr.
Sprints, jumps
Washington HS
Washington, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 6.70
60 meters - 7.36
200 meters - 24.35
Long jump - 18-11.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.08
200 meters - 23.12
Long jump - 18-9.25

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
Most Improved Performer (2014)


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