BAY CITY, Mich. -- The 2017 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships continued on Thursday (May 4) on the campus of Grand Valley State University at the GVSU Track & Field Stadium. It was a cool and breezy day in Allendale but the competition was fast and furious as preliminary action took place in most running events, while champions of distance races and several field events were crowned.
The Grand Valley State women (33.5 pts) hold a slight edge over Hillsdale (30) in second, while Findlay (25) sits third with Ashland (22) and Wayne State (21.5) positioned fourth and fifth, respectively. On the mens side, Ashland (55) leads by ten points over Tiffin (44) with the three-time defending champions Grand Valley State (40) in third, while Saginaw Valley is slotted fourth with 31 points.
Below are the champions from Thursday's finals:
|Thursday, May 4||Champions|
|Heptathlon (W)||Deborah Brodersen - Tiffin
|Decathlon (M)||Sam Black - Saginaw Valley
|3000 Steeplechase (W)||Molly Oren - Hillsdale
|3000 Steeplechase (M)|| Jacob Domagalski - Grand Valley State
|10,000 Meters (W)||Racheal McDonald - Ferris State
|10,000 Meters (M)|| James Ngandu - Tiffin
|Pole Vault (W)||Alexandra Whitford - Hillsdale
|Long Jump (M)||Marquise Corbett - Tiffin
24' 7 1/2"
|Hammer Throw (M)||Jordan Crayon - Ashland
233' 11 3/4"
|Javelin (W)||Elizabeth Herriman - Wayne State
139' 7 3/4"
|Hammer Throw (W)|| Erica King - Findlay
|High Jump (M)||Hunter Weeks - Grand Valley State
6' 8 1/2"
||Dylan Kipp - Ashland
193' 4 3/4"
Long Jump (W)
|Danielle Corbin - Lake Erie
19' 2 1/4"
Live results and video links will be posted at the championships central site.