The Gustavus Men’s Track and Field team competed January 28th and 29th at the MSU Open in Mankato, Minn. The Gusties posted six top-ten finishes against a field that included teams from NCAA Divisions II and III.
First year Blair Riegel led the Gusties on the day, finishing fourth in the long jump (22 feet, 5 inches) and sixth in the triple jump (44 feet, 11 inches). Riegel added a 13th place finish in the 200 meter dash, posting a time of 23.05 seconds.
Other top Gustavus finishes included Mark Bartley’s sixth place in the 5000 meter run with a time of 15:41.06 and Tanner Davenport’s seventh place in the 600 meter run with a time of 1:26.46. Carl Stenoien finished ninth in the heptathlon with 4254 points, and Cameron Clause added a tenth place finish in the pole vault with a height of 13 feet, 7 3/4 inches.