Men's T&F has success at Thur. home meet

Men's T&F has success at Thur. home meet

Tomcat Twilight results


Tommie men's track and field held the first of two home outdoor meets on Thursday evening at O'Shaughnessy Stadium.

No team scores were kept in a competition that included several unattached and University of Minnesota scholarship athletes; plus Division III athletes from UST, Macalester, St. Olaf, Hamline, St. John's, Augsburg and Northwestern-St. Paul.

St. Thomas highlights :

  • Logan Klaers threw 153-2 for second place in the hammer and 148-11 to win the non-seeded discus. His discus toss ranks first in the conference, while his hammer ranks fifth;
  • Matt Schauer won the shot put (50-1 1-4), two feet under his MIAC-leading throw of last weekend;
  • Tyler Krpan was third in the 1,500 (3:58.76), the sixth fastest time thus far among MIAC athletes;
  • Craig Murtha took third in the hammer (152-1);
  • Dan Sauro (22.37) and Ryan Queenan (22.73) placed 3-4 in the 200, with Sauro's time second fastest thus far among MIAC athletes;
  • Aaron Terrell-Byrd tied for second in the javelin (157-11), the sixth best throw in the MIAC this season;
  • Michael Witschen (22-5) and Sauro (21-1 1-4) placed 1-3 in the long jump, with Witschen moving into first on the MIAC season list;
  • Evan Keil took fourth in the pole vault (14-1 1-4), the sixth best vault this season in the MIAC;
  • Jacob Gredvig (55.89) and Jordan O'Reilly (56.83) placed 1-2 in the 400 hurdles, and Gredvig's time moves to the top of the MIAC season list;
  • Connor Gross placed second in the 110 hurdles (15.27), lowering his second-ranked MIAC time;
  • Doug Mueller (1:55.82) and Charles Jones (1:56.67) placed 7-8 in the 800;
  • Chris Mueller (49.64), Queenan (49.83) and Fritz Alt (51.18) placed 2-3-4 in the 400, with Mueller's time fourth fastest thus far among MIAC athletes;
  • Joe Reed (11.43) and Connor Bednarek (11.50) placed 5-7 in the 100 dash.