Turlock, Calif. -- Missouri Southern vaulter Michael Juergens placed ninth in the pole vault in the final day of the 2011 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Juergens cleared a height of 15-10 to place ninth in the event. He was one of two MIAA athletes in the event as PSU's Ethan Hobbs placed fourth.
In the Lions' lone other action of the meet, Lisa Vengels failed to acheive a height in the high jump. She had come into the meet ranked second nationally in the event.