Herber and distance medley relay team compete at Nationals

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2012-03-01
GENEVA, Ohio - Senior Joseph Herber and the women’s distance medley relay team outran their respective seeds on day one of the NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

Herber, who entered the race as the 21st seed, wrapped up his indoor career with a 19th place finish in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 15:17.80.

The freshmen trio of Erin Rockey, Racquel Service and Gretchen Spahr teamed up with sophomore Cendall Ogle to run a 12:43.83, nearly ten seconds off their qualifying time, for an 18th place finish in the distance medley relay. This quartet entered the Championships as the 32nd seed.

The Foresters now shift focus to their outdoor season where they are slated to compete in their first meet over spring break at the Wake Forest University Open on March 16-17.

For more men’s results, click NAIA Men’s Indoor Track & Field National Championship.

For more women’s results, click NAIA Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Championship
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. 
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