Release: March 8, 2010
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
Ingen qualifies for NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
in the mile
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ESTAL, N.Y.-- Junior Erik
van Ingen has officially qualified for the NCAA
Indoor Track & Field championships in the mile. The final
selections were posted Monday night. The two-day meet will be
held this weekend at the University of Arkansas.
van Ingen's fastest time of 3:59.58, which he recorded at the
Penn State National Open on Jan. 30 was good enough for a No.
13 ranking heading into the meet. The top 16 runners were selected
to the NCAA Championships.
On Friday, the trials will start at 5:55 p.m EST. The top eight
runners will advance to the finals, which will be held at 7:15
Erik would be at an NCAA Championship Meet for the second time
in his career. He advanced to the Cross Country Championships
back in November.
is the third Binghamton athlete to qualify for a NCAA Division
I Track & Field Championshpi meet. Rory Quiller went to three
indoor championships and a pair of outdoor championships during
his career (all in the pole vault). Current junior Cazal
Arnett qualified for the 400 at last year's indoor meet.
van Ingen also qualified for the NCAA Cross Country championships