DUBUQUE – Cornell's men and women both placed sixth out of 12 teams at the season-opening Sol Butler Classic Saturday at University of Dubuque's A.Y. McDonald Indoor Track.
GRINNELL – The Midwest Conference Student-Athlete Spotlight is a weekly series that highlights and promotes MWC student-athletes on and off the playing field. This week's student-athlete is Cornell College men's track & field sprinter Husani Newbold (JR/Freeport, Grand Bahama).
MOUNT VERNON – Cornell's Charles Zilaitis (SR/Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.) was voted Most Outstanding Men's Field Performer at last year's Midwest Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships. He capped a strong 2016 season with a trip to the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
WAVERLY – Cornell's Charles Zilaitis (JR/Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.) placed ninth in his flight and finished 19th overall in the men's hammer throw at Saturday's NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Wartburg College.