posted May 20, 2007

Hope Qualifiers to NCAA Track & Field Championships

HOLLAND -- Four athletes, three of them returning All-Americans, will be competing in the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships at UW-Oshkosh beginning Thursday, May 24. 

1,500 Meter Run - Ryan TerLouw, seeded 2nd, 3:47.16, senior from Pella, Iowa (Pella HS). TerLouw is a two-time All-American, finishing 7th in 2005 and 5th a year ago.

100 Meter Hurdles - Lindsay Lange, seeded 13th, :14.62, junior from Manistee (Manistee HS). Lange will be competing in this event for a third straight year. She has not advanced to the finals in her previous appearances

High Jump - Christina Lis, seeded 10th, 5-6, sophomore from Novi (Novi HS). Lis will be competing at nationals for the first time.

Pole Vault - Jennifer VanderMeer, seeded 6th, 12-6, senior from Holland (Holland HS). VanderMeer will be seeking to achieve All-America status a fourth straight year. She was the silver medalist in both 2004 and 2005 and a year ago placed sixth.

Heptathlon - Lindsay Lange, seeded 5th, 4,656 points, junior from Manistee (Manistee HS). In 2006, Lange was the bronze medalist in the heptathlon.