May 15, 2012

Men's track and field qualify six for 2012 National Meet

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern men's track and field team has qualified six individuals in seven events for the 2012 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held May 24-26 in Pueblo, Colo. 

Freshman Jeff Fraley has been lighting up the track this season and he has qualified in both the 100m and 200m dash. He ranks 4th in the 100m, while ranking 2nd in the 200m coming into nationals. 

Freshman Darion Boure qualified 14th in the triple jump, while sophomore Clark Tanksley qualified 13th in the high jump. 

Junior Dustin Green qualified 11th in the discus, while freshman Nicklas Polizzi was 15th in the event. Junior Michael Juergens qualified 16th in the pole vault.