The Gustavus men’s track and field team turned in eight top five finishes at the Meet of the UnSaintly hosted by Hamline University on Saturday. Tyler Geyen (Sr., Watertown, Minn.) set a new school record in the 100-meter hurdles with a NCAA provisional time of 14.49 for first place. The strongest event showing was in the javelin throw where four Gusties placed in the top five led by Chad Arlt (Sr., St. Michael, Minn.), who won with the distance of 53.87 meters. No team scores were kept at the meet.
In addition to Arlt’s first place finish in the javelin, Geyen finished second at 49.08 meters, while Dave Schutt (So., Hampton, Minn.) was fourth at 47.48 meters and Derek Notch (So., New Prague, Minn.) was fifth at 45.54 meters in the event. Brian Anderson (Jr., Bloomington, Minn.) turned in a sixth-place finish in the hammer throw at 50.98 meters.
In the track events, Cole Carlson (Jr., Mora, Minn.) was second in the 400 meters (48.77) and sixth in the 200 meters (22.16). Mark Bartley (Fy., Blue Earth, Minn.) clocked a time of 10:10.96 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase to finish fourth, while Anders Bowman (Fy., Plymouth, Minn.) finished sixth in the 1,500 meters (4:14.18). The 4×400 meter relay team also finished second after posting a time of 3:17.45.
Gustavus will compete in the MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. on May 8-9.