Viking Track sends two to Championship

Andy York

The Lawrence University Track and Field team qualified two members to compete in the 2003 NCAA Outdoor track and Field Championships this weekend at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.The men will be sending Kolade Agbaje-Williams. Agbaje-Williams will compete in the Long Jump. The freshman from Evergreen Park, Illinois has the sixth longest jump in the nation this year with a long jump of 23″ 6′. Agbaje-Williams finished sixth in the 2003 NCAA Indoor Championships with a jump of 22″5′. Alton West of Buffalo SUNY and Justin Jarmon of Lincoln University have the longest jump in the country this season with a jump of 23″ 9′.

The women will be sending senior Shelley Ebert to the NCAA meet. Ebert qualified in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:14:30. She will be competing against 19 other women for the title of NCAA Champion. The senior from Janesville, Wisconsin will be competing in her last track event for the Vikings.