First Indoor Meet Of The Year Is At The Oiler Opener.
5 Top-10 Finishes in Field Events, Geer finishes 5th in 5000-meter
Musketeers Will Be Challenged By Teams From All Over The Country This Weekend
Ohlman Wins 3000-meter Steeplechase, Edwards Sets Triple Jump Record
10 Musketeers Turn in Top 5 Performances
Xavier had three athletes win medals on the first day of the 2012 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The men's tennis A-10 tournament highlights this week's Olympic sports action. Baseball hosts Rhode Island, golf plays in state, and track and field heads to Tennessee.
On Friday sophomore Craig Krcal took home second place in the men's pole vault. He cleared 14-09.00 on his way to taking his first individual medal.
The 2012 edition of the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championship begins Friday. Members of the team talk about the expectations and who to watch for this weekend.
Xavier's Olympic sports have a busy weekend with the swimming team taking on two meets and the track and field team competing in its biggest meet of the season.
2011-12: Competed in 6 events during the 2011-12 indoor season ... Earned two top-10 finishes in the pole vault, including 2nd overall at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a personal best distance of 4.50-meters ... Ran a personal best of 23.44 in the 200-meter at the Golden Flash Gala ... Competed in 4 events during the 2012 outdoor season ... Earned a 3rd place finish, personal best, and school record in the pole vault at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a distance of 4.65 meters
2010-11: Competed in 10 events during his rookie year as a Musketeer ... Ran personal bests of 12.12 in the 100-meter at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational, 24.84 in the 200-meter at the Golden Flash Invitational ... Personal bests of 4.54-meters in the pole vault at the Cedarville Invitational, and 40.38-meters in the javelin throw at the All-Ohio Championship
High School: Named most valuable field athlete at St. Ignatius for 2010 ... A school record holder in the pole vaulter with a best mark 14' 9" ... A District Champion pole vaulter his junior and senior seasons ... A member of the football team for two seasons and cross country squad for one year
Personal: Born June 27, 1992 ... A Biology major... Has two siblings ... Son of Craig and Erica Krcal ... A part of the Honors Bachelor of Arts program