Nebraska Wesleyan had seven athletes post NCAA Qualifying marks on a very successful day as they hosted the NWU Indoor Open on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 27) at Knight Fieldhouse.
Four NWU men had qualifying marks including a pair of freshmen long jumpers. John Kersenbrock had a mark of 23-0, and Jack Chatelain went 22-11 in the long jump.
Elliot Bulling had a toss of 51-2.75 in the men's shot put to post a qualifying mark in that event. Senior Logan Watley was the only male athlete to post a qualifying time on the track. Watley won the Mile in a time of 4:13.70.
On the women's side, Deana Dirkschneider threw the shot put 43-1.25 to post a qualifying distance in that event.
A pair of NWU women had already posted qualifying marks but also had qualifying marks on Saturday. Anne Kersenbrock won the long jump with a leap of 18-9.25 for a season best in that event. Amanda Brichacek had a qualifying distance in the women weight throw in a toss of 52-6.75.