SEGUIN, Texas -- Texas Lutheran student-athletes Ashley Rynard (Temple/Temple), Darren Jones(Waller/Waller) and Garrett Garza (Round Rock/Stony Point) will compete this weekend in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships.
All three Bulldogs qualified in the top 20 nationally to make the national championship fields.
Rynard, Jones and Garza will compete in the indoor championships for the first time in their respective careers. All three competed in the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships in 2018. Jones is an Outdoor Track & Field All-American after running on the national runner-up 4x100 relay last year.
The indoor championships will be held March 8-9 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston with the University of Massachusetts, Boston serving as host.
Rynard qualified sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 2 minutes, 11.91 seconds. She will race in the 800 preliminaries, set for a 6:20 p.m. eastern start on Friday. The championship final will take place at 3:55 p.m. eastern on Saturday.
Jones qualified 10th in the 60 meters with a time of 6.86. He will race in the 60 prelims at 2:45 p.m. eastern on Friday. The 60 championship final is set for a 2:20 p.m. eastern start on Saturday.
Garza made the national championship field as the No. 5 qualifier. He takes a mark of 56 feet, 2 inches (17.12 meters) into Saturday's shot put final, scheduled for a 3:15 p.m. eastern start.
All three Bulldogs hold the TLU indoor records for their respective events.
The complete list of participants is available here. This website is maintained by Delta Timing, a computer services company that provides results for track and field and cross country meets.
For more information regarding the Division III men's and women's indoor track and field championships, log on to NCAA.com.
Event 7 Women 800 M Prelims
=============================================================================== Name Year School Seed =============================================================================== 1 Phoebe Aguiar SR Macalester 2:09.75D 2 Anna Passannante JR Williams 2:10.43D 3 Sydney Packard JR WPI 2:10.52D 4 Esther Seeland FR Messiah 2:11.70D 5 Cassidy Kearney FR Middlebury 2:11.84D 6 Ashley Rynard JR Texas Lutheran 2:11.91D 7 Ayden Eickhoff SR Bates 2:11.97D 8 Kelly Brennan JR Baldwin Wall 2:12.51D 9 Margaret Trautner JR MIT 2:12.89D 10 Sarah Rudge JR Ithaca 2:13.51D 11 Johanna Meister JR Wis.-Plattev 2:13.55D 12 Bailey Tregoning SR MIT 2:13.84D 13 Meg Wilson JR Middlebury 2:13.92D 14 Mary Lundin SR Hamilton 2:14.00D 15 Margaret McCaffery SR RIC 2:14.12D 16 Carly Danoski JR Moravian 2:14.13D 17 Mackenzie Dixon SO Millikin 2:14.30D 18 Kaitlyn Van Baalen FR U. of Chicag 2:14.66D 19 Kathleen Jaeger SR TCNJ 2:14.71D 20 Avery Ewing SR Ohio Norther 2:14.88D
Event 2 Men 60 M Prelims =============================================================================== Name Year School Seed =============================================================================== 1 Jaevon Hardy SR Westminster 6.77D 2 Kai Cole FR Wesley 6.79D 3 Davonta Womack SR Bridgewater 6.83D 4 Seth Holden SO Wis.-La Cros 6.83D 5 Josh Koenecke SO Wis.-La Cros 6.84D 6 Michael Johnson JR Augustana (I 6.84D 7 Louis Berry SR Mount Union 6.85D 8 Randolph Fry SR Adrian 6.85D 9 Justin Percival JR Farmingdale 6.85D 10 Darren Jones JR Texas Luther 6.86D 11 Jacob Ridenhour SO Webster 6.86D 12 Calvin Jordan JR Benedictine 6.86D 13 DeVonte Wilson SR Benedictine 6.86D 14 Ian Clough SO St. Lawrence 6.87D 15 Tyler O'Bryant SR Oneonta 6.88D 16 Dereck Davis SO Stevenson 6.89D 17 Robert Ogbuli SO Wis.-Oshkosh 6.89D 18 Hayden Snow JR John Carroll 6.91D 19 Darren Petty SR Randolph 6.92D 20 Kenny May SR George Fox 6.92D
Event 30 Men Shot Put =============================================================================== Name Year School Seed Mark =============================================================================== 1 David Kornack SR Wis.-Eau Cla 19.18mD 2 Blaze Murfin SR Dubuque 17.61mD 3 Ryan Njegovan SR Aurora 17.45mD 4 Sean Sherman JR Mount Union 17.33mD 5 Garrett Garza JR Texas Lutheran 17.12mD 6 Eric Dols SR Hamline 16.91mD 7 Zach Anderson JR Illinois Wes 16.76mD 8 Kevin Ruechel SO Wis.-Stout 16.59mD 9 Alex Scott JR U. of Chicag 16.57mD 10 David Danhauer SR St. Thomas ( 16.57mD 11 Keanu Heedram JR Utica 16.53mD 12 Lucas Cooper JR Mount Union 16.52mD 13 Tony DeYoung JR Brockport St 16.45mD 14 Gage O'Brien JR St. Thomas ( 16.44mD 15 Michael Hensch SR Gustavus Ado 16.39mD 16 Jacob Smith SO Olivet 16.23mD 17 John Hintz SR Monmouth (Il 16.18mD 18 Josh Miller SO Capital 16.09mD 19 Kai Barber SO St. John's ( 16.05mD 20 Daniel Graf SO Wis.-La Cros 16.04mD