Men’s Track and Field in Seventh After Day One of MIAC Indoor Championships

Posted on February 28th, 2020 by

Taylor Rooney succesfully defended his crown in the 60 meter hurdles (Photo courtesy of Emily Carr, MIAC Athletics).

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COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s track and field team began competition at the 2020 MIAC Indoor Championships Friday and are in seventh of 11 teams after day one.

“I am very proud of the way we competed,” said Head Coach Aaron Lund. “We fought very hard for every point today. Our team stood out because of our fight, desire to succeed and our team spirit. Lead by conference champions, All-Conference honors, and many personal bests, we are ahead of our day one projections and in a great spot heading into the final day of competition. We are excited and ready to take advantage of the opportunity tomorrow.”

Taylor Rooney highlighted the day for the men, earning all-conference honors in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.01.

Here’s how the rest of the top Gusties did in each event:

5000m

6. Garet Grant – 15:20.22

7. Ben Wicklund – 15:21.60

12. Andrew Stumbo – 15:29.33

60m

16. David Peal – 7.24

Mile

7. Bridger Pavelka – 4:23.72

60m hurdles

1. Taylor Rooney – 8.01 (meet record)

400m

9. Wyatt Quiring – 51.88

12. Brennan Gustafon – 52.28

800m

10. Noah Johnson – 2:00.76

Long jump

5. Alexander DuMoulin  Р6.62m

Distance medley relay

8. Nick Kerbeshian, Gustafson, Nick Olfert, Jack Degonda – 10:56.71

The Gusties will finish up competition tomorrow.

 

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