Ashland University's men's and women's indoor track and field teams are going into the Christmas break with one automatic mark and 21 provisional marks for the 2016 NCAA Division II indoor national championships, March 11-12 in Pittsburg, Kan.
Senior Jamie Sindelar continues to have the best women's shot put distance in the early 2015-16 campaign at 16.25m/53-feet-3.75. Freshman Myles Pringle has the second-best men's 400-meter dash time at 47.98 seconds, while junior Jordan Crayon is second in Division II among men's weight throwers at 20.29m/66-feet-7.
The Eagles will return to action on Friday, Jan. 8 at the Ohio State Buckeye Classic.
ASHLAND MEN'S PROVISIONAL NATIONAL QUALIFIERS (11)
Shot put (prov. 15.77 meters, auto 18.56 meters) – Jason Zahn, junior, 17.45 meters; Elijah Talk, sophomore, 17.21 meters; Zac Papay, senior, 16.56 meters; Jared Whitcomb, senior, 16.43 meters; Zachary Smelcer, junior, 15.99 meters.
Weight throw (prov. 17.19 meters, auto 20.99 meters) – Jordan Crayon, junior, 20.29 meters; Bryn Campbell, junior, 19.99 meters; Jason Zahn, junior, 18.68 meters; Clayton Jury, sophomore, 18.41 meters.
400-meter dash (prov. 48.78 seconds, auto 47.30 seconds) – Myles Pringle, freshman, 47.98 seconds.
High jump (prov. 2.03 meters, auto 2.17 meters) – Myles Pringle, freshman, 2.05 meters.
ASHLAND WOMEN'S AUTOMATIC NATIONAL QUALIFIERS (1)
Shot put (prov. 13.27 meters, auto 15.35 meters) – Jamie Sindelar, senior, 16.25 meters.
ASHLAND WOMEN'S PROVISIONAL NATIONAL QUALIFIERS (10)
60-meter dash (prov. 7.73 seconds, auto 7.42 seconds) – Lauren Ellsworth, senior, 7.72 seconds.
60-meter hurdles (prov. 8.84 seconds, auto 8.33 seconds) – Haley Gregory, sophomore, 8.82 seconds.
Weight throw (prov. 16.34 meters, auto 19.44 meters) – Natalie Helenthal, freshman, 17.6 meters; Megan Tomei, junior, 17.51 meters; Jamie Sindelar, senior, 16.81 meters.
High jump (prov. 1.65 meters, auto 1.79 meters) – Rebecca Koval, junior, 1.70 meters.
Pole vault (prov. 3.55 meters, auto 4.00 meters) – Meghan Cunningham, senior, 3.60 meters.
Pentathlon (prov. 3,228 points, auto 3,875 points) – Marie Hammer, sophomore, 3,265 points.