1999 MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Recap

March 5-6 - University of Minnesota Fieldhouse-by Andy Johnson, Sports Information Director, Macalester College

St. Thomas won its 15th straight Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) men's indoor track and field championship Friday and Saturday at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse, while the Concordia-Moorhead women claimed their second straight title.

Jeremy Heckman led the way for the St. Thomas men, winning the 60-meter dash (6.88), 200-mter dash in a meet record 22.04, and 400-meter dash (49.85). Teammate Josh Kath won the 1000-meter run (2:33.99) and 1500-meter run (4:00.52). Other multiple event winners in the men's competition were St. Olaf's Mark Bresnan, who won the 600-yard dash (1:13.85) and 800-meter run (1:57.87), and Aaron Smith of Gustavus, who won the shot put (54-6) and weight throw (57-4 3/4), both with national-qualifying marks.

Heidi Brenden won the 600-meter run (1:38.14), 800-meter run in a meet-record 2:16.88 time and 1500-meter run (4:43.75) to lead the way for the Concordia women. Katie Jorgenson of St. Catherine and Erica Stone of Gustavus also won multiple events. Jorgenson won the 3000-meter run (10:27.67) and 5000-meter run (18:13.27), while Stone won the 60-meter dash (7.91) and 200-meter dash (25.96).