Men’s This weekend the men’s track and field team competed in Menomonie, Wisconsin in the Warren Bowlus Open, coming away with multiple top-five finishes from veterans and rookies alike.
Freshman Frank Deluca finished at the front of the 400-meter dash with a final time of 51.21 seconds. He would also be a part of the Bulldogs 4x400 meter relay team that finished first in their field.
Senior Phil d’Entremont was also a part of that champion 4x400 relay and finished second in the 600-meter dash while his teammate freshman Garrett Benz came in just under a second behind him for a third-place finish. Benz and fellow freshman Connor Behm rounded out the relay team.
Sophomore Jason Lilja came home as the meet’s high jump champion as he reached 6'-04.75".
On the women’s side of things, the Bulldogs sent a select group of athletes to the Jack Johnson Classic in Minneapolis, Minnesota over the weekend.
Junior Hannah Olson competed in the mile run where she finished with a time of 4:56.09 in the final — good enough to take third place among 45 runners. Fellow Bulldogs — freshman Emilee Trost and sophomore Samantha Rivard — came in less than two seconds behind Olson to take sixth and seventh respectively.
Sophomore Breanna Colbenson took sixth in the 3,000-meter with her time of 10:06.35
Freshman McKenzie Holt took fourth in the 5,000-meter by running the distance in 17:55.05.
Amelia Maher took fifth in the high jump with a height of 5'-06.00", best of any Division II athlete.
BY NICOLE BRODZIK Sports Editor