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Distance Medley Earns All-American Honors

03/05/2011 – The foursome of Grant Gunneson, B.J. Klotz, Nick Thelen and Dustin Heiler earn All-American accolades for their efforts in the men's final of the distance medley relay. The Saints finished third in a time of 10:00.50 to break the school record for the third time this season.

Gunneson (3:07.2), Klotz (50.1), Thelen (1:54.8) and Heiler (4:08.2) found themselves in quite a battle as all of the top six teams finished within four seconds of each other. The third place finish is the highest relay finish for the men's track team at the indoor championships. The effort also marks the first time in school history that the men garnered All-American honors in the DMR.

Also on the day Charles Irmen finished 8th in the finals of the 800 Meters with a time of 2:01.54.

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