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Holst, throwers shine again for Men's Track and Field

Holst, throwers shine again for Men's Track and Field

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Final Men's results

Final Women's Results

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Tommie women, Grace Bordson won the high jump (5-4 1-4); Taylor Quandt won the triple jump (34-5 1-2); Steph Kretlow was second in the long jump (17-9 3-4); Alex Jagler won the shot put (34-4 3-4) to lead the Tommie Women's Track and Field team at Friday's home meet at Anderson Fieldhouse.

Martha Hubbell had a fast time in the 3,000, moving into the top 40 nationally as she clocked 10:33.52.

Freshman Claire Chell posted a 9.39 time in the 60 hurdles, an 8.15 time in the 60 dash, and a 26.49 time in the 200.

The Tommies compete Jan. 25 at the St. Olaf Invite.

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Men's Results

Senior All-America thrower Eric Holst stormed into the national lead in the weight throw Friday. Holst surpassed 20 meters and recorded a best of 65-feet 9 inches to win the event at the St. Thomas Invite in Anderson Fieldhouse.

The D-III national champ last May in the outdoor season in the hammer throw, Holst threw 61-11 1-2 in the weight throw last week, and came into this weekend ranked third nationally. Last February the Lanesboro, Minn., broke a 25-year-old school record with a career-best toss of 63-0.

Tommie junior Gage O'Brien won the shot put and moved into the top 10 nationally with an indoor career best of 51-4 1-4.

David Danhauer placed second in both the shot put (51-2 1-4) and weight throw (54-3 3-4), and he improved his Division III top-40 weight throw of last week by one foot. Danhauer is ranked third nationally in the shot put.

Conor White won the long jump (22-4 1-4) and Jake Kelly won the high jump (6-2 3-4). Freshman Eric Douville won the 200 (22.97) and took third in the 60 (7.11). The 4x400 relay took second to the Minnesota Gophers in 3:32.38 with Brian Carl, Carl Kozlowski, Jonah Schoenfelder and freshman Mason Thedens.

Kozlowski (1:58.74) and Karl Wachter (1:58.77) placed 2-3 in a close finish in the 800. Michael Bury and Adam Rikkers each cleared a season-best 13-9 1-4 in the pole vault.

The Tommies compete Jan. 25 at the St. Olaf Invite.

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Preview

St. Thomas Track and Field will play host to men's and women's athletes Friday Jan. 18 in a non-team scored meet at Anderson Fieldhouse. The iniital field event competitions will start at 3:30 p.m., with track races starting at 4 p.m.

Joining the Tommies will be competitiors from St. John's, Augsburg, UW-River Falls, Lakehead Universityand Crown College, plus a few Minnesota Gopher athletes.