The Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team is currently in seventh place with 25 points after the first day of the MIAC Championships. Tyler Geyen (Sr., Watertown, Minn.) had a big day for the Gusties as he broke a 23-year old meet record and en route to winning the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.59 seconds. Geyen’s mark also set a Gustavus record, which he set earlier this season. The meet, which is being held at Concordia College, concludes on Saturday afternoon.
St. Thomas leads the meet after the first day with 90 points, followed by Hamline with 68.5, St. Olaf with 53.5, Bethel with 53, Saint John’s with 44, Concordia with 35, Gustavus with 25, Carleton with 22, Augsburg with 19, Macalester with 10, and Saint Mary’s with 9.
Other top finishes for the Gusties on the day included Cole Carlson (Jr., Mora, Minn.) finishing fourth in the 400 meters (50.25), John Kennedy (Jr., Coon Rapids, Minn.) placing sixth in the mile run (4:28.81), Matt Dvorak (Fy., Burnsville, Minn.) finishing seventh in the 55 meter dash (6.64), Dan Foley (Sr., Minneapolis, Minn.) placing eighth in the 3000 meters (15:24.68), and Brian Anderson (Jr., Bloomington, Minn.) finishing eighth in the weight throw (51′ 4.5″).
The Gustavus distance medley relay also placed sixth with a time of 11:03.50. Members of the team included Alex Prieve (Sr., Faribault, Minn.), Max Hanson (So., Montrose, Minn.), Justin Lund (So., Cyrus, Minn.), and Alex Thornton (Fy., Byron, Minn.).
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