MEET Recap: 2022 NCAA DIII Indoor T&F Championships

Champions were crowned at the
2022 NCAA Division Three Indoor Rail & Field Championships
in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

This was the first time that the meet was held since 2019. Information technology was cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

2022 NCAA DIII Indoor T&F Championships – Final Standings

Men’s Team


Women’south Team


UW-Eau Claire




Washington (Mo.)


UW-La Crosse








Johns Hopkins


SUNY Geneseo


Washington (Mo.)



Go along reading below to find out what happened in the encounter!

Men’s Recap

Dramatic doesn’t even begin to describe the battle for the men’south squad title.

The winner being decided in the final consequence of the afternoon? Cheque.

Original results that showed a necktie between two programs? Check.

A protestation that DQ’d the winner of the 4×400 and sent one of those tied programs to sole possession of the national title past virtue of their runner-up (at present first-place) endeavor in the relay? Check.

Some other
protestation that DQ’d both the winner of the 4×400 equally well as that tied program that idea information technology had sole possession of the national title, giving the other programme that was tied the national title? Cheque.

Then, when the dust settled, it all went dorsum to normal? Check.

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Long story short, UW-Eau Claire and Washington (Mo.) each won a share of the national title every bit they each scored 35 points. What makes information technology even more remarkable is that the Bears and the Blugolds each scored in 5 different events with their only shared scoring opportunity in the four×400 relay (WashU ended up second behind Rowan; UW-Eau Claire took fifth).

Williams (third, 32) and Loras (fourth, 30) rounded out the podium teams with SUNY Geneseo (fifth, 27) finishing a close fifth.

Women’s Recap

Information technology was worth the wait for Loras.

The Duhawks captured their first indoor national title in program history on Saturday, as they scored 59 points thanks to four event titles and a runner-up finish in another, among other efforts.

Kassie Parker did most of the heavy lifting for Loras, competing the distance double with a run into-tape victory on Fri in the 5000 meters and a tactical win in the 3000 meters on Saturday. That mark in the 5000 of xvi:15.06 is also the 2nd-fastest effort on a tape-eligible track in NCAA DIII history. Parker also anchored the Duhawks to a runner-upwardly finish in the distance medley relay on Friday night.

Alyssa Pfadenhauer added 10 more than points to Loras’ total with a podium-topping effort in the 400. Pfadenhauer besides ran the 400-meter leg on the Duhawks’ DMR.

UW-La Crosse finished second with 44 points, while Ithaca and Johns Hopkins rounded out the podium with xl and 33, respectively. The Eagles had a well-rounded performance, scoring in nine of the 17 events, which included a victory in both the pentathlon (Hannah Zenkovich) and shot put (Skye Digman).

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Let’s Expect Back At Day 1

At that place were some Large moments on Day i of the
2022 NCAA Division 3 Indoor Track & Field Championships
at the JDL Fast Rail in Winston-Salem, Due north Carolina.

Hither are a few of them.


Kassie Parker
of Loras and
Ari Marks
of Wellesley put on a masterclass functioning in the Women’s 5000 Meters. Parker and Marks both went under the former meet tape of 16:28.fifteen set by Taryn Cordani of Ithaca back in 2017. The former won the race in 16:fifteen.06 to move upward to No. ii in NCAA DIII history on a tape-legal track, while the latter came home in 16:nineteen.xx to put herself in the No. 3 position on the all-time chart. Parker had opened a sizable lead on Marks halfway through the race, merely Marks fought back and even took the lead with 800 meters to go. However, Parker – the fastest woman in NCAA DIII history over 5000m, regardless of runway size – powered dwelling house over the final 400 meters to secure her outset win of the championships (Parker doubled back to help Loras take runner-up honors in the Women’due south Distance Medley Relay and volition contest the 3000m on Twenty-four hours 2).

JP Vaught
of Centre and
Jah’Mere Beasley
of Rowan both went nether the quondam meet record in the prelims of the Men’s 200 Meters. Beasley got the party started in Heat 2 with his 21.63 attempt, which bettered the previous run into tape of 21.68 from Juwan Petties of Misercordia in 2017. Then Vaught took Oestrus 4 in 21.56 to put his name at the top of the all-time list in meet history. That means that Saturday’s final is going to be lightning quick, especially with all qualifiers nether 21.85.

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Washington (Mo.)
pushed each other to record times in the Men’s Distance Medley Relay. The Bears won the event in a championships tape of nine:54.26 with the Ephs right behind in 9:54.l. WashU had splits of iii:04.22 (Jeff Candell), l.75 (Jackson Cox), 1:53.67 (Alex Cobin) and 4:05.62 (Jacob Ridderhoff), while Williams went 3:06.17 (Nate Lentz), 51.08 (Jacob Davis), 1:55.45 (Jinwoo Kang) and iv:02.10 (Aidan Ryan).

Twenty-four hours two begins at 11 am ET on Sat with iii field events and the continuation of the Men’due south Heptathlon.