CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Simpson men received two all-conference performers on day three of the American Rivers Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday to finish in sixth as a team.
Kellen Fitch sprinted to third in the 200 meters for an all-conference selection with a mark of 22.35. Fitch, along with Troy Vittetoe, Craig Garrison and Travis Tupper rallied together for second-place in the 4x100-meter relay for the team's fourth all-conference selection at the meet with a time of 41.75.
Simpson had three fourth-place results to just miss landing all-conference honors. Jordan Coughenour used a time of 54.73 in the 400-meter hurdles to just miss the cut. The 4x400-meter relay of Chase Wetterling, Tupper, Garrison and Coughenour finished in 3:19.21 and Caleb Striegel had a distance of 45.21 meters in the discus to wrap-up the team's fourth-place performances.
The Storm will split up and either compete in the Augustana Qualifier in Rock Island, Ill. or the La Crosse Qualifier in La Crosse, Wis. on Thursday.
200 — 3. Kellen Fitch, 22.35
1500 — 16. Ryan Courtney, 4:07.24 | 17. Jonathan Facio, 4:08.36
5000 — 13. Trey Thompson, 15:30.26 | 21. Cale Billheimer, 15:50.94
110 hurdles — 7. Sam Adeniyi, 16.13
400 hurdles — 4. Jordan Coughenour, 54.73
4x100 — 2. Troy Vittetoe, Craig Garrison, Travis Tupper, Kellen Fitch, 41.75
4x400 — 4. Chase Wetterling, Travis Tupper, Craig Garrison, Jordan Coughenour, 3:19.21
Discus — 4. Caleb Striegel, 45.21m | 21. Mac Roush, 33.92m