Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Sat, Mar. 27, 2010
(Flushing, N.Y.) Nicki Erler qualified for 2010 NAIA
National Championships in the marathon fourth the fourth time at the Flushing
Township Half Marathon.
The senior from Big Rapids, MI ran 1:28:58 seconds
which was more than four minutes under the automatic qualifying standard of
1:33:00. Her time was also a personal
best, eclipsing the 1:30:29 she ran at the 2009 Flushing race.
Erler won the women's division by over three and one
half minutes and placed twentieth out of 215 finishers.
A 2009 NAIA All-American in the marathon, Erler will
run the 26.2 mile race on May 29 on the final day of this year's Outdoor Track
& Field Championships in Marion, IN.