PHOTO: Eric Holst, photo by Christopher Mitchell
Junior Eric Holst won the hammer in 186-6 and took second in the discus is 153-10 to lead St. Thomas's Men's Track and Field at Thursday's Macalester Bolstorff Twilight meet.
Holst's hammer throw ranks ninth in D-III, while his discus ranks No. 39.
UST entered a partial team as some athletes will compete in this weekend's Drake Relays in Des Moines.
Other top finishers Thursday for UST included:
- Karl Wachter placed third out of 51 in the 5,000 in 15:02.3.
- Austin Jochum took fourth in the hammer in 161-6.
- David Danhauer took second in the shot put in 47-10.
- Freshman Brian Carl took fifth in the 800 in 1:59.47.
- Freshman Jake Kelly took second in the high jump in 6-3 1-4.
- Michael Bury and Adam Rikkers tied for fifth in the pole vault at 13-8 1-4.
- Preston Huddleston (21-2 1-2) and Bill Lichliter (21-1 1-2) placed 6-7 in the long jump.
- Kelly (41-1 1-2) and Lichliter (40-11 3-4) placed 4-6 in the triple jump.
- Tyler Adler (148-7) and Elliott Jaye (147-9) placed 2-3 in the javelin.
St. Thomas men competed in the sprint medley, 4x100 and 4x400 relays Friday at the Drake Relays in Des Moines.
The sprint medley clocked 3:32.74 for 13th out of 22 with Mueller, Skidmore, Karlson and Kozlowski.