Thomas (Weirsdale, Fla.) potentially qualified for two events at the NCAA III outdoor championships with a pair of first-place finishes at the Chicagoland Championships last weekend. The junior won the triple jump with a school-record 14.10 meters which is currently 14th in the nation. His winning mark of 7.00 meters in the long jump puts him 18th in the nation.
Schmidt (Frankenmuth, Mich.) broke Concordia Chicago's 10k record at the Chicagoland Championships with a sixth-place finish. Her time of 37:48.34 broke the old school record from 1983 by over 2 minutes and is currently 18th nationally.
Other Men's Nominations: Eric Capshaw, Aurora; Andrew Grzywna, Benedictine; Jacob Arnold, Rockford; Travis Turnquist, Wisconsin Lutheran;
Other Women's Nominations: Ainsley Richards, Aurora; Shana Cook, Benedictine; Jenny Ebeling, Wisconsin Lutheran;