Collegeville, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s indoor track and field team compiled 149 points to finish second at the five-team CSB-SJU Quad held Saturday at the McNeely Spectrum. Saint John’s won the meet with 183 points, Hamline took third with 137, Concordia placed fourth with 94, and Saint Mary’s rounded out the field in fifth with seven.
Posting Gustavus’s top individual finish was Ryan Obele (Jr., Le Sueur, Minn.) who won the weight throw for the second straight weekend. Obele recorded a winning toss of 50-feet 2.75-inches, beating the second place finisher from Hamline by more than two feet.
Jeffrey Dubose (Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) and Cameron Clause (Jr., Mankato, Minn.) finished back-to-back in the pole vault. Dubose took second after clearing the bar at 14-feet 3.25-inches, and Clause came in third with a height of 14-feet 3.25-inches.
Blair Riegel (Sr., Lakeville, Minn.) led the way in the jumps with a third place mark in the triple jump, registering a distance of 41-feet 7.75-inches.
Gustavus’s highlighted events on the track included the mile run where Tanner Davenport (Sr., Ham Lake, Minn.) and Sam Fransen (Sr., Jackson, Minn.) earned two of the three spots on the podium. Davenport finished runner-up with a time of 4:32.82, and Fansen placed behind him in second with a time of 4:33.51.
Jordan Lovestrand (Fr., Bloomington, Minn.) tallied a runner-up mark of his own in the 60-meter hurdles where he crossed the finish line in 8.88. Alex Fredrickson (Fr., Victoria, Minn.) rounded out Gusavus’s top competitors with a third place finished in the 800-meter run (2:03.89).
The Gustavus men’s indoor track and field team will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 28 when it travels to St. Paul to compete in the Macalester Pre-MIAC Meet.