The St. Thomas men had 12 top-10 finishes at Saturday’s non-team scored Northwest Open track and field meet at the University of Minnesota. The Tommies had a partial squad in their first competition of 2013.
Eyo Ekpo took second in the high jump (6-8 3-4) and seventh in the long jump (21-4 3-4).
Bryan Thell (54-6 1-2) and Abajemo Omot (51-7 3-4) placed 4-5 in the weight throw. Devin Dirth (47-8 1-2) and Thell (47-1) placed 6-7 in the shot put.
Jay May was fourth in the pole vault (15-0 1-4); Cody Jerabek placed fifth in the 60 meters (7.00); Andrew Leonard was fifth in the 400 meters (52.93); Joe Wistrcill took sixth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.73); Maxwell Dunne took ninth in the pole vault (14-6 1-4); Nicholas Braunig placed ninth in the long jump (20-8).
The Tommies will play host to a men’s and women’s competition Friday at Anderson Fieldhouse.
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Greg Smith took action photos at the competition.
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Peter Scheerer (Greg Smith photo)
Gavin Yseth (Greg Smith photo)
Eyo Ekpo (Greg Smith photo)
Cody Jerabek (Greg Smith photo)
Patrick Ecklund (Greg Smith photo)
Devin Dirth (Greg Smith photo)
Bryan Thell (Greg Smith pic)
Nicholas Braunig (Greg Smith photo)
Jay May (Greg Smith photo)