MONMOUTH, Ore. -- Dylan Beuhler of the Montana State Billings men 's track and field program hit an NCAA Division II national qualifying mark in the javelin on Saturday at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships.
Behhler, a senior from Lewistown, finished fifth in the event with his third throw of 193-feet, 3.25 inches (58.9) meters. It easily surpassed his seed mark of 56.61 meters. His throw now ranks among the top 30 in the nation.
The Yellowjacket men set three school records on the final day. Tyson Vanderby finished second in the 5,000 meters with a school-record time of 14:57.21. He also finished eighth in the 1,500 meters.
Lewis Polkow placed fourth in the 400 hurdles with a school record time of 55.75 and was part of the MSUB 1,600 relay team with Thomas Neale, Drew Galahan and Adam Prevost that ran a program record time of 3:24.42. The group finished seventh.
Ashlynn VanVoast finished sixth in the 400 hurdles for the MSUB women with a time of 1:07.86.
Western Washington won its' fourth men's team title and third in four years. Alaska Anchorage dethroned three-time defending champion Seattle Pacific for the women's title. The MSUB men placed seventh and the women eighth.