edgewood college men's track 2017 SEASON PREVIEW

The Eagles return every point scored and all but one runner from last season's NACC Championship teams that set five school records throughout the year. Hunter Salmon, a 2016 All-NACC cross country finisher, leads a three-man senior class that will chase their first top-5 NACC indoor and outdoor finish since 2014.

Junior sprinter Olin Boson

top returners

quentin zwiers

So. | Sprints | Kaukauna, Wis.

  • Three career top-5 NACC finishes in sprint events 400m or under
  • School record holder in indoor 300m (36.95)
  • One of only three Eagle runners to ever run sub-51 second outdoor 400m (50.94)
  • Scored 15 of team's 17 points combined in last season's NACC Championships

alex kuffel

Jr. | Sprints/Jumps/Hurdles | Cottage Grove, Wis.

  • 4th in the 2016 NACC 4x100m outdoor relay (44.37)
  • 9th in 2016 NACC indoor long jump (21'4.75")
  • Owns three school records, including 60m indoor hurdles (9.41) and 110m outdoor hurdles (16.29) that were set at respective 2016 NACC Championships

hunter salmon

Sr. | Distance | Janesville, Wis.

  • 7th in 2016 NACC outdoor 5000m: 16:07.76
  • All-NACC XC finisher last fall, first All-NACC Eagle XC runner since 2012

noah miller

So. | Distance | Johnsburg, Ill.

  • 9th in both the NACC indoor 3000m (9:21.40) and outdoor 1500m (4:11.89)
  • Missed out on scoring at both NACC Championship meets by a combined 1.19 seconds last season

tale of the tape

  • 100.0% - Total NACC Indoor and Outdoor Championship points returning (17 of 17)
  • 15 - Zwiers scored 15 of the Eagles' 17 points combined last season (88.2%)
  • 5 - Newcomers (All from Wisconsin)
  • 5 - Active school records
  • 5th - Top NACC outdoor finish in 2012 and 2014
  • 4th - Top NACC indoor finish in 2010
  • 3 - Seniors

head coach bethany brewster

  • 13th season | Started men's and women's track programs in 2005
  • One NCAA Outdoor Championship qualifier
  • 22 NACC men's individual champions
  • Six NACC men's relay champions

2017 schedule

  • Indoor opener | Jan. 28 @ UW-Platteville - 11:30 a.m.
  • NACC Indoor Championships | Feb. 25 @ Kenosha, Wis. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Outdoor opener | Mar. 31 - Apr. 1 @ Washington University (Mo.) Invitational
  • NACC Outdoor Championships | May 5-6 @ Benedictine University

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