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. Click here for details on northcentralcardinals.com.
The women’s track & field team finished second at the CCIW Outdoor Championships with 185 points. The host Titans secured the team title, amassing 204 points. The Cardinals have now finished among the top two at the CCIW Championships for four straight seasons. Click here for details on the women’s finishes.
Photo, top left: John Wood '12, who took first place in pole vault
Photo, right: Brianna Tolliver '12, who claimed first in the javelin throw