Two Augustana Track and Field Athletes Earn NSIC Weekly Honors

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BURNSVILLE, Minn. – A pair of Augustana Track and Field Athletes have been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Field and Track Athletes of the Week.  Augustana’s Henrik Holmberg provisionally qualified in the men’s long jump at the 55th Mt. SAC Relays on Thursday.  Holmberg leapt and landed 7.30 meters (23’ 11.5″) away from the board to earn his first provisionally qualifying mark this season.  Holmberg’s mark is the best in the NSIC this season and ranks 14th among Division II jumpers.  And Augusutana’s Travis Beniak finished 13th in the improved his already provisionally-qualifying time with a 9:08.61 mark in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 55th Mt. SAC Relays (Olymipic Dev. Elite) on Thursday.  Beniak’s time is the fastest in the NSIC and 14th-fastest in Division II this season

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