Men’s Track & Field Wins Maverick Invite

Posted on February 16th, 2019 by

RESULTS

MANKATO, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s track & field team won the Maverick Invite on Friday, hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Gusties scored 151 points.

“It was really nice to go against some tough competition in a low-key meet because there were not many teams,” Head Coach Dale Bahr said. “It takes some of the pressure off. We are excited with some of the good performances at this meet. That’s what we want to see the week before conference.”

Notable top-four performances from the Gusties include:

60 hurdles

  1. Taylor Rooney – 8.14

1000 meters

  1. Bridger Pavelka – 2:40.42
  2. Nick Kerbeshian – 2:40.71

Shot put

  1. Michael Hensch – 52-2.75

Mile

  1. Garet Grant – 4:30.92

600 meters

  1. Max Bauer – 1:26.82
  2. Brennan Gustafson – 1:31.38

800 meters

  1. Noah Johnson – 1:58.82
  2. Ben Madigan – 2:00.89

High jump

  1. Taylor Rooney – 6-3.25

Weight throw

  1. Michael Hensch – 59-4.75

Triple jump

  1. Matthew Montplaisir – 39-4.5

400 meters

  1. Jack Schugel – 53.12
  2. Wyatt Quirring – 53.43

200 meters

  1. Wyatt Quirring – 23.74

“Taylor Rooney is tied for eighth in the country in the 60 hurdles and beat a rival from La Crosse,” Bahr said. “There were a lot of other PRs and it’s fun to see the guys performing well.”

The MIAC Championships begin Thursday and go through Saturday.

 

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