Ohio) The Golden Eagles demonstrated strength up front as well as depth,
winning the Cedarville Collegiate Invitational. While collegiate meets are
rarely scored, Cornerstone's 123 points topped the seventeen team field winning
four events and setting two meet records.
Langdon needed only one attempt in the 35 pound weight throw to earn the win
and meet record. His first throw landed behind the official in charge of
marking and was certainly better than the 52' 9.75" measurement he was given.
The junior made that irrelevant, sending his final throw 57' 5.75" giving him
his first NAIA automatic qualifying mark and putting him nearly six feet ahead
of second place. Freshman, Jon Norris scored with a personal best effort of 41'
10" for eighth.
Falland used his impressive finishing speed to cover the final 400 meter of the
mile in 62 seconds. His winning time of 4:20.34 was just under the NAIA
automatic qualifying standard. Jared Courtright placed fourth in 4:25.11.
won the 1,000 meters by over twelve seconds. His solo 2:33.91 effort was 11/100th
off the NAIA provisional standard.
also scored an easy win in the 400 meters, running an unchallenged 51.05.
was the top collegian in the pole vault, clearing a new best 14' 1.75" for
second. His debut in the triple jump was good for 39' 5.75" and fourth place.
In the 3,000
meter race walk, Cody Risch pushed the pace from the gun, leading 2009 NAIA Indoor
national champion, Josh Wiseman and 2010 Pan Am Cup USA team member, Dan
Serianni through the first two kilometers.
The more experienced walkers overtook him in the final laps, but Risch
held on for third. His time of 12:30.53 was a personal best the top performance
in the NAIA this season. Isaac Withrow lowered his best to 14:53, under the
NAIA provisional standard and a new CU freshman record. The old mark of
15:29.46 was set in 2007 by Kelvin Shuneson.
Schroeder, Versen, Adam Duerksen and Zach Yeo took three seconds off the meet
record in the 4 x 400 meter relay. Their time of 3:26.00, won by over ten