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