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Ricardo Vergara, left, and his brother Roberto (not pictured) compete at nationals on Friday.
Men's Indoor Track & Field - Wed, Feb. 29, 2012
Brothers Ricardo and Roberto Vergara have qualified for the 3,000-meter race walk at nationals

GENEVA, Ohio -- The 47th Annual Men's NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships are set to start on Thursday in Geneva, Ohio.

For the second-straight year, the SPIRE Institute Track and Field Sports Complex will host the event, which welcomes over 130 men's and women's teams from across the United States.

The National Championships begin at Noon CT with the men's pentathlon.

Lindsey Wilson is qualified for the men's 3,000-meter race walk with two entries in brothers Ricardo and Roberto Vergara.

Ricardo qualified third with a time of 13 minutes and 5.83 seconds, while Roberto is fifth in 14:03.19.

Race walking is scheduled to be completed on Friday.

Forty-two events are scheduled over the three-day span. The track portion of the schedule begins on Thursday at 3 p.m. The events on Friday and Saturday are scheduled to kick off at 9 a.m.

The national championship awards ceremony begins at approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday with the top six athletes in each event and top four relay teams earning team points and achieving NAIA All-American status.

The NAIA is providing live stats each day available here, as well as posting daily recaps at the championship page here.


Live Stats

NAIA Championship Central

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