April 15, 2008

Schmitz competes at Sea Rays, ranked #2 in nation

KNOXVILLE, TN – North Georgia College & State University's Alan Schmitz is ranked #2 in the nation for NCAA Division II institutions in the 800-meters.

At the Tiger Invitational on the campus of Auburn University Alan Schmitz competed in the 800-meter event and placed 2nd out of 31 participants and ran a provisional qualifier at 1:51.40.

Last weekend at the Sea Ray Relays at the University of Tennessee, Schmitz battled the wind and finished with a time of 1:56.16 in the 800 against mostly NCAA Division I opponents.

North Georgia will return to action on April 18, at the Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, North Carolina.