Rust Finishes Tenth At MIAC Decathlon

Posted on May 7th, 2010 by


Colin Rust tosses the discus. Photo courtesy of David Pape, Sports Information Director at Carleton College

Gustavus Adolphus outdoor track and field athlete Colin Rust finished in tenth place at the MIAC Decathlon with a total of 4493 points on Friday in Northfield, Minn.  Ryan Ness scored a total of 4389 points to take 12th place, while St. Thomas Devin Dirth won the Decathlon with a total of 5838 points.  

Rust fell two spots in day two, scoring a day-two total of 1921 points.  In day two, Rust took fourth in the 110-meter hurdles (20.43), sixth in the discus (80’ 4.25”), eighth in the javelin (123’ 11”), and 13th in both the pole vault (9’ 7”) and 1500-meter run (5:10.57). 

Ness, who finished day one with a total of 2356 points, compiled 2033 points in day two.  He finished third in the 110-meter hurdles (19.80), eighth in the pole vault (10’ 6.75”),  ninth in both the discus (75’ 0.50”) and javelin (122’ 7”), and 11th in the 1500 meter run (5:05.79).  

The Gustavus men’s outdoor track and field team will compete at the 2010 MIAC Championships hosted by Saint Mary’s on Friday and Saturday, May 14-15, in Winona, Minn.

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