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Track Competes at Wabash College

Track Competes at Wabash College

The Girls Track team traveled to Wabash College Tuesday evening for their second indoor meet of the season and came away with some impressive performances. Emily Truax placed 1st in the 2 mile run as she battled the competition throughout in a smart race and then made a nice move to pull away with just a few laps remaining. Junior Adrienne Smith picked up her first blue ribbon of the season as she won the Shot Put with a throw of 31' 2". Claire Hathaway placed first in the long jump once again jumping 16' 10". The Distance Medley relay team of Faye Jessup, Angie Neddeau, Gabby Bische, and Anna Boone had the most exciting race of the evening placing 2nd by just a hair, but improved their finishing time by over 30 seconds. Freshman Lizzie Daniels also had a nice finish grabbing 3rd place out of 16 sprinters for her best time of the season so far. Great job to all the girls. The team next travels back to Wabash on Saturday for Conference competition.

 

 

The boys track & field team traveled to Wabash Tuesday night bringing home some great performances. Toks Akinribade and Tyler Kirtz started the night with a 1-2 finish in the 60 meters. The distance medley relay of Marcus Fierek, Tyler Kirtz, Devin Boone and Hari Sathyamurthy ran the 3rd fastest time in the state bringing home first place. Other first place finishes include: the 4x200 relay of Toks, Hunter Johnson, Grant Lowe, and Eli Johnson, 4 x 400 relay of Corey Griffen, Hunter Johnson, Tyler Kirtz, and Hari, the 4 x 800 relay of Christian Hammerly, Levi Wilbur, Eirik Eggen, and Nate Bess. In the field events, Eli Johnson jumped his best of the season with a 6'6" height placing first. Devin Humes won the shot put and Corey Griffen took home first in his debut in the long jump. The team will be back at Wabash on Saturday for the Indoor Conference meet. Go Dogs!