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Eden Prairie's Mike Sandle, left, during the True Team Class 3A track and field championship in May. Kyndell Harkness, Star Tribune

State track and field meet records beware, a group of talented athletes look to run, jump or throw their way into the mix of all-time greats. Here are 10 to watch Friday and Saturday at Hamline University.

Boys

Calvin Clark | Senior | St. Paul Humboldt
Back to defend Class 1A titles in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter events. Set a Section 4 record in the 200 (21.85 seconds).

Mason Ferlic | Senior | Mounds Park Academy
Won 3,200 and placed second in the 1,600 last season. Also won the Class 1A cross country title last fall.

Mike Sandle | Senior | Eden Prairie
Defending triple jump champion set overall state record (50 feet, 4½ inches) this season. Also strong in the 200.

Franky Veldman | Senior | Eastview
Mr. Versatility (all-state as a sophomore in long, high and triple jumps) could win first title. Went 6-11 in high jump.

Trevor Yedoni | Senior | Benilde-St. Margaret’s
Joined high jump’s prestigious 7-foot club this spring. If healthy, he can challenge record of 7-1 set in 1973 and tied in 1993.

Individual

EVENT NAME HIGH SCHOOL RECORD YEAR
100-Meter Dash Ibrahim Kabia Champlin Park 10.49 2004
200-Meter Dash Jon Boyd* Mankato East 20.92 2004 (PRELIMS)
400-Meter Dash Randy Melbourne Minneapolis Washburn 47.59 1993
800-Meter Run Zach Mellon Buffalo 1:49.69 2008
1,600 Meter Run Nick Schneider Benilde-St. Margaret's 4:08.51 2001
3,200 Meter Run Mike Torchia Rochester Lourdes 8:59.19 2006
110-Meter Hurdles Niles Deneen St. Paul Como Park 14.05 1994
300-Meter Hurdles Dan Banister* Minneapolis North 36.97 1987
Discus Mike Yonkey Wells-Easton 192-7 1987
High Jump Rod Raver* Rochester John Marshall 7-1 1973
Long Jump Von Shepard* St. Paul Central 24-9.25 1982
Pole Vault Tim Koupal Anoka 15-7 1997
Shot Put Nate Englin Mounds View 63-5.25 2004
Triple Jump Mike Sandle Eden Prairie 49-5.5 2010

Girls

Sasha Davis | Senior | Park Center
Future Gopher must defend Class 2A titles in the 100, 200 and 400 and could challenge for long jump supremacy.

Maggie Ewen | Sophomore | St. Francis
Owns a Class 2A state title and the all-time state record in discus throw (166 feet, 8 inches). Also No. 1 seed in shot put.

Maria Hauger | Sophomore | Shakopee
Two-time Class 2A cross country champ out to become the 10th girl to add 1,600 and 3,200 titles and take distance running’s triple crown.

Analisa Huschle | Senior | Bagley/Fosston
Six-time Class 1A state champ in the mix in long and triple jumps and the 100 and 200. A triple jump title would be her fourth.

Jessica January | Sophomore | Richfield
Set the state’s all-time mark in the 100 hurdles last spring and added a 300 hurdles title. She could also challenge for long jump crown.

Individual

EVENT NAME SCHOOL RECORD YEAR
100-Meter Dash Kylie Peterson Apple Valley 11.88 2008 (PRELIMS)
200-Meter Dash Vanessa Clarida* Bloomington Kennedy 23.93 2001
400-Meter Dash Vanessa Clarida* Bloomington Kennedy 54.36 2001
800-Meter Run Jeanne Kruckeberg Blooming Prairie 2:08.77 1986
800-Meter Wheelchair Division Rose Hollerman* Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 2:27.49 2011
1,600-Meter Run Elizabeth Yetzer Lakeville 4:46.14 2004
1,600-Meter Wheelchair Division Rose Hollerman* Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 4:47.16 2011
3,200-Meter Run Bria Wetsch* Holy Family Catholic 10:06.98 2006
100-Meter Hurdles Jessica January* Richfield 14.33 2010
300-Meter Hurdles Liesa Brateng* Roseau 42.62 1987
Discus Jessica Cagle Grand Rapids 162-4 2008
High Jump Linda Barsness Rochester John Marshall 5-10 1986
Long Jump Charlene Butler Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 19-0 1997
Pole Vault Alicia Rue Robbinsdale Armstrong 12-9 2005
Shot Put Liz Podominick Lakeville 51-7.5 2002
Shot Put Wheelchair Kathryn Lubahn* Pine Island 10-11.5 2011
Triple Jump Analisa Huschle* Bagley/Fosston 39-4.5 2011

Meet Information

When and where: Friday and Saturday at Hamline University

Daily start times: 9 a.m. for 2A, approximately 3 p.m. for 1A  |  Full Schedule

Championship events: Friday — 3,200 meters; girls’ long jump, high jump, discus; boys’ triple jump, pole vault, shot put. Saturday — all other events.  Results

Parking: Free at the State Fairgrounds. Free shuttle buseswill run every 10 minutes.

Tickets: $10 adults, $7 students

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