Drew Hood Wins Pole Vault To Highlight Men’s Track and Field’s Performance at MIAC Championships

Posted on May 12th, 2008 by

Senior Drew Hood won the pole vault for the second year clearing a height of 14 feet, 9 inches and junior Tyler Geyen finished third in the 110 high hurdles (14.76) and fourth in the javelin at a distance of 166 feet, 10 inches. Gustavus finished ninth as a team with 31 points, while St. Thomas finished first with 183.0 points.

The Gusties scored most of their points in the running events with five runners and one relay finishing inthe top eight. Tyler Geyen led the way with a third place finish in the 110 hurdles (14.76). Other top finishes included Dan Foley placing sixth in the 5,000 meters (31:45.75) sixth in the 10,000 meters (31:45.75). Colby Citrowski placed eighth in the 100 at :49.85, and Cole Carlson finished eighth in the 400 meters with a time49.85.

Gustavus also picked up points in one relay as the 4×400 relay placed fourth in a time of 3:19.84.

Hood and Geyen will now wait to see if their provisional times will be good enough to be invited to the NCAA Championships in two weeks.

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