The Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team compiled 152 points as it earned third place at the Saint John’s Quad on Saturday in Collegeville. The Gusties recorded six first place finishes and took second through fifth place in the 200 meter dash. Tyler Geyen (Sr., Watertown, Minn.) remained undefeated in the 55-meter hurdles as he set a new school record with a time of 7.63, which also was a NCAA provisional standard. The University of Minnesota-Duluth finished first with 169 points, while Saint John’s was second with 162.
Event champions for Gustavus included Matt Dvorak (Fy., Burnsville, Minn.) in the 55-meter dash (6.64), Cole Carlson (Mora, Minn.) in the 400 (51.08), Max Hanson (Montrose, Minn.) in the 600 (1:24.28), Dan Foley (Minneapolis, Minn.) in the 5000 (15:24.92), and the 4×400 relay team with a time of 3:25.29.
The Gusties also had several athletes finish in the top three in running and field events. Dvorak and Geyen tied for second place in the 200 at 23.21, while Cole Carlson and Matt Leeb (So., Kasota, Minn.) finished fourth and fifth in the event with times of 23.26 and 23.44, respectively. Colby Citrowske (So., Canby, Minn.) took second in the 55 behind Dvorak with a time of 6.70. In the 1000, Alex Prieve (Sr., Faribault, Minn.) also posted a second place finish (2:42.39). Alex Thornton (Fy., Byron, Minn.) was third in the 3000 at 9:25.34.
In the field events, Jake Peymann (So., Fairmont, Minn.) and Brian Anderson (Jr., Bloomington, Minn.) were third in their respective events as Peymann cleared a height of 5′ 10″ in the high jump and Anderson threw the shot put 48′ 11″.
Gustavus will compete at the Pre-MIAC Meet hosted by Macalester in St. Paul on Friday, February 27 beginning at 5:30 p.m.