Our Hornets Earn Individual All-American Honors

By: From: ESU Sports Information
By: From: ESU Sports Information

May 26, 2007—Three men and one woman earned All-American honors for the Emporia State track and field teams at the NCAA Division II National Championships in Charlotte, N.C. on Saturday.
Tyson Allen threw 216-11 to finish as the national runner-up with the
fifth best javelin throw in ESU history. It is the first All-American
honor for Allen. Andy Vogelsberg finished fourth with a throw of 210-00 in the javelin. He became the first Hornet to earn All-American honors
in the same event four straight years since Al Feuerbach did it in the
shot from 1967-70. Jason Stuke earned All-American honors four times in five years in the shot from 1994-98.
Jonel Rossbach became the third ESU woman to earn All-American honors in cross country, indoor and outdoor track in the same school year. She ran a personal best 4:33.00 to place eighth in the 1500m after finishing 17th in the nation in cross country and fourth in the indoor mile.
Trent Olivier became a two-time All-American in the discus for ESU. He
threw 164-07 to place eighth in the discus. Damon Birk placed 19th in
the discus with a throw of 147-01 to round out the competition for the

Men’s Javelin Finals

1 Nate Reider Sr Shippensburg 66.19m 10

58.63m 59.71m 59.62m 66.19m FOUL 60.72m

2 Tyson Allen Jr Emporia State 66.12m 8

66.12m FOUL 62.04m FOUL 62.72m 62.57m

3 Shane Neal Jr West Chester 64.61m 6

64.61m 55.53m FOUL 57.61m 58.24m 62.07m

4 Andrew Vogelsberg Sr Emporia State 64.02m 5

FOUL 64.02m 62.55m FOUL FOUL 61.20m

5 Nicholas Bawden Jr Humboldt State 62.16m 4

62.16m FOUL 58.36m 60.07m 61.47m 59.12m

6 Matt Litzinger Jr North Dakota 61.99m 3

53.54m 57.58m 59.99m 59.61m 61.99m FOUL

7 Jon Rozborski Sr Cal St Chico 61.87m 2

59.74m 61.73m 60.83m 57.51m 61.35m 61.87m

8 Matt Fick Jr North Dakota 60.53m 1

60.09m 58.79m 59.00m 60.53m 59.13m 59.00m

9 Kyle Jilka Jr Fort Hays State 59.85m

57.81m 58.34m 59.32m 59.81m 59.85m 58.33m

10 Michael Estes Sr Wheeling Jesuit 59.22m

52.66m 59.22m FOUL

11 Michael Ingman Sr Central Washington 58.79m

58.79m 56.69m FOUL

12 Rob Conrad Jr Indiana Univ of Pa 58.75m

52.15m 55.02m 58.75m

13 Stephen Dombroski Sr Tarleton State 58.14m

53.57m 52.76m 58.14m

14 Ken Cardullo Fr East Stroudsburg 57.51m

57.51m 56.07m 52.62m

15 Nate Hardic So Slippery Rock 56.91m

FOUL 56.91m 54.67m

16 Zach Gerleve Sr Eastern New Mexico 56.47m

FOUL FOUL 56.47m

17 Ian Wells Jr Central Washington 55.96m

55.96m 49.52m 47.4 18 Garret Edgar Fr Fort Hays State 54.57m

54.57m 53.89m 54.43m

Women 1500m Run Finals

1 Jessica Pixler Fr Seattle Pacific 4:22.23 10

2 Tanya Gaurmer Jr Adams State 4:24.10 8

3 Trista McIntyre Jr Angelo State 4:24.31 6

4 Heidi Evans Jr North Dakota 4:25.89 5

5 Naomi Fulton Jr Wisconsin-Parkside 4:31.81 4

6 Ashley Puga So Northwest Nazarene 4:32.22 3

7 Alissa Hall Sr Hillsdale 4:32.94 2

8 Jonel Rossbach Jr Emporia State 4:33.00 1

9 Priscilla Jennings So Millersville 4:34.15

10 Dana DeIngenis Sr Stonehill 4:37.60

11 Kelly Gibbons So Grand Valley State 4:42.38

12 Renee Aune So North Dakota 4:43.96

Men's Discus Finals

1 Kibwe Johnson Sr Ashland 57.54m 10

FOUL 53.33m 57.23m 54.15m 56.68m 57.54m

2 Brady Maska Jr Fort Hays State 54.43m 8

51.03m 50.85m 54.43m 52.23m FOUL 51.56m

3 Spencer Tyler Sr Angelo State 51.46m 6

49.63m 49.77m 51.46m FOUL 48.57m 50.51m

4 Dane Tobey So Nebraska-Kearney 51.12m 5

51.12m 50.76m 51.07m FOUL 45.50m FOUL

5 Darren Sheppard Jr Texas A&M Commerce 51.12m 4

FOUL 49.28m 47.14m 47.21m 51.12m 50.10m

6 Bryan Vickers Jr Ashland 50.61m 3

49.89m 49.85m FOUL 50.43m 47.97m 50.61m

7 Scott Block Jr Southern Ill-Edw 50.31m 2

49.26m FOUL 50.31m 43.53m 44.30m 48.53m

8 Trenton Olivier Sr Emporia State 50.18m 1

48.17m 48.85m 46.71m 50.18m 49.09m FOUL

9 Cameron Neel Sr Central Washington 49.67m

47.93m 49.67m FOUL 47.91m 49.31m 49.16m

10 Tyler Blatchley Jr WV Wesleyan 48.82m

48.12m 48.82m 48.18m

11 Ahmad Mahr Jr Grand Valley State 48.70m

FOUL 48.70m 47.79m

12 Kyle Reed So Fort Hays State 48.09m

48.09m FOUL 46.76m

13 Aaron Ruter Jr St Joseph's 46.66m

42.37m 41.06m 46.66m

14 Chad Schaertl Jr Angelo State 46.52m

44.32m 46.52m 44.72m

15 Larry Gilbert Sr Texas A&M Commerce 46.49m

FOUL 43.11m 46.49m

16 Blaine Maag Fr Ashland 46.04m

45.51m 46.04m 45.75m

17 Justin Cox Sr Bemidji State 45.53m

45.41m FOUL 45.53m 18 Eric Smalls So NC Central 44.85m

44.85m FOUL 44.28m

19 Damon Birk Jr Emporia State 44.84m

FOUL 44.84m 44.33m

20 Matt Gersick So Adams State 43.43m

FOUL 43.43m FOUL 43.43m

21 Brian Allen So Pittsburg State 42.29m

42.29m FOUL FOUL

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