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May 28, 2010

2009-2010 Season - Vikings compete at national track & field meet

Senior Darin Decker competed in the hammer throw at the NCAA Division III men's track & field championships on Thursday, May 27 at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.

Augustana had competitors in two events on the first day of competition at the NCAA Division III national track & field championships on Thursday, May 27 at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.

The 1600 relay team of Greg Davis (Carlinville HS, Carlinville, Ill.), Greg Patton (Bloomington HS, Bloomington, Ill.), James Wood (St. Charles North HS, St. Charles, Ill.) and Nick Borchert (Ankeny HS, Ankeny, Iowa) finished fifth in its heat with a time of 3:16.47. The Vikings were off their qualifying time of 3:13.35 recorded at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa on April 24.

Senior Darin Decker (Moline HS, Moline, Ill.) competed in the hammer throw and was seventh in his flight with a toss of 178’ 4”. Decker’s best throw this year was 184’ 10” at the Twilight Qualifier in Rock Island on May 21.