The Gustavus men’s outdoor track and field team compiled 159.5 points to take first place at the Carleton Relays held at Laird Stadium on the campus of Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. The Gusties registered nine top-three finishes in the track events and seven top three finishes in the field events at the meet. Concordia placed second with 127.5 points, as Hamline rounded out the top three in third with 109 points.
Individual event wins in the track events came from Cole Carlson, Max Hanson, and Anders Bowman. Carlson placed first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.66, and was second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.36. Hanson won the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.12. Bowman won the 3000-meter steeplechase, crossing the finish line in 10:13.80.
Matt Dvorak, Matt Leed, and Nick Ross all added third place finishes for the Gusties. Dvorak in the 100-meter dash (11.15), Leeb in the 200-meter dash (22.82), and Ross in the 10,000-meter run (32:57.94).
Fourth place finishers included Justin Lund in the 400-meter dash (52.17), John Kennedy in the 800-meter run (1:58.50), and Carson Smith in the 1,500-meter run (4:09.33). The Gustavus 4×100 meter relay team placed first with a time of 43.63, as the Gustavus 4×400 meter relay team also took first with a time of 3:26.48.
Individual event wins in the field events came from Jake Peymann and Colin Rust. Peymann won the high jump with a mark of 6’ 0”, and placed second in the long jump with a leap of 19’ 9.50”. Rust won the triple jump with a leap mark of 40’ 8.75”, and finished fourth in the long jump with a mark of 18’ 7.25”.
Brian Anderson placed second in the shot put with a toss of 48’ 3.25”, and third in the hammer throw with a mark of 166’ 6”. Preston Tomlinson placed third in the triple jump (38’ 6”), and Carl Stenoien also added a third place finish in the pole vault (13’ 7.25”). Jordan Van Dorp took fourth in the pole vault (13’ 1.50”), and David Young finished fifth in the javelin (148’ 4”).