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Men's Track And Field is ranked No. 11 by USTFCCCA

Lewis Men's Track And Field enters USTFCCCA Division II National Team Computer Rankings at No. 11

Published: January 28, 2014.

Lewis Men's Track And Field Enters USTFCCCA Division II National The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Tuesday (Jan. 28) that the Lewis University men's track and field team has shot from No. 31 to No. 11 in the most recent Division II National Team Computer Rankings.

This is the highest ranking in school-history, dating back to the beginning of the USTFCCCA Computer Rankings, which began in 2010.

"This is a testament to how hard our guys have been working and how talented our top-end national qualifiers have been performing," Lewis head men's track and field coach Dana Schwarting said.

The Flyers have several student-athletes ranked nationally in the Top 30 of their respective events including:

  • Adam Barr (Oak Forest, Ill./Oak Forest)- Sophomore- Weight Throw 60'5 3/4" (18.43m)11th

  • Kevin Dorenkamper (Minooka, Ill./Minooka)- Junior- 60-meter hurdles 8.28 T-23rd

  • Isaac Jean-Paul (Gurnee, Ill./Warren) - Sophomore - High Jump 6'10 3/4" (2.10m) T-4th

  • Matt Jemilo (Tinley Park, Ill./Tinley Park)- Sophomore- 800-meter run 1:54.18 7th

  • Dan Lentz (Minooka, Ill./Minooka)- Junior- Heptathlon 4,685 points 14th

  • Brock Massie (Chicago, Ill./Kenwood)- Senior- Triple Jump 46'9" (14.25m) 26th

  • Andrew McLain (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead)- Junior- 5,000-meter run 14:31.20 3rd

  • Matthew Simmons (Calumet City, Ill./Marian Catholic)- Sophomore- Triple Jump 47'3 1/2" (14.41m) 21st

Lewis returns to action on Saturday (Feb. 1), as they head to Allendale, Mich., to participate in the GVSU Quad, hosted by Grand Valley State. Action is set to begin at 1 PM ET.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,600 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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