Escher second, Wintheiser fourth to earn All-America honors in 1500

Mike Ludwig
May 24, 2014

DELAWARE, Ohio - Paul Escher finished second and Grant Wintheiser fourth in a photo finish in the 1500 at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday afternoon.

Escher posted a 3:48.12 and Wintheiser a 3:48.90 as the top four runners in the race were within 1.07 seconds of each other. The winner was McKena Ramos of UW-Oshkosh in 3:47.83.

The third St. Olaf runner in the race was Jake Campbell, who finished 11th (3:52.16).

One other Ole competed on Saturday, first year Dan Slaughter in the javelin. He finished 14th with his 56.95m effort.

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