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Carroll Track Using Underdog Role to Vault Up the Standings

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HELENA - The Carroll track teams are off to a very quick start to their outdoor season, having qualified 17 athletes for nationals after only three meets. The Carroll men rank 12 nationally while the women are spotted at 11. Individually sophomore Stephen Delaney and senior Mallery Knoll rank 2nd and 5th in the men's and women's 400 hurdles, while David Thor and Lyle Pocha rank 3rd and 5th in the men's 1500 meters. The Saints' recent performances has gotten them attention on both the NAIA and the  NCAA D-1 levels.

"We get to compete against them every weekend, and we get to beat them, and compete with them, there's a little give and take," said Knoll. "It's been awesome."

"It's always good to be the underdog," said Delaney. "Being the small school at some bigger meets it's always fun to go in there and compete against the D1 schools, some of the bigger NAIA schools. We really do good competing."
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