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Men’s track & field wins 34th CCIW championship title, women claim second place

Men’s track & field wins 34th CCIW championship title, women claim second place

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At the CCIW Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University May 4-5, the men’s team cruised to its second straight conference championship, and its third in the last four years. The fourth-ranked Cardinals placed first in just three of the 21 events, but collected 13 second-place finishes and eight third-place showings to put up 285 points and claim the 34th CCIW title in the program’s history. Ninth-ranked Augustana College was second in the final standings with 216.5 points.



Cardinals repeat as national champions

Cardinals repeat as national champions

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North Central College on Saturday won the 2011 NCAA Division III Outdoor Men's Track & Field Championships, claiming its second straight outdoor national title. North Central totaled 58 points, while University of Wisconsin-La Crosse was second with 56.

The Cardinals picked up four individual national championships during the three-day meet. Michael Spain won two, in 10,000 meters and 5,000 meters. Daniel Benton won the 400-meter dash, and Pete Geraghty won the pole vault.



Track & field coaches receive Coach of the Year awards

Track & field coaches receive Coach of the Year awards

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On May 23, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2011 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Region awards. North Central College track and field coaches were among those recognized.



Spring sports teams on the move

Spring sports teams on the move

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Many of the College’s athletics teams have already opened their spring seasons. To follow your favorite Cardinal team and all competitions, visit northcentralcardinals.com regularly throughout spring term.



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