Senior David Danhauer had a top-six national throw in the shot put Thursday in the Tomcat Twilight meet at O'Shaughnessy Stadium.
More than a dozen schools were represented, including scholarship programs Minnesota, Minnesota-Duluth and Concordia-St. Paul. No team scores were kept.
Tommie athletes were coming off a 12-day break from competition after last week's snow erased last weekend's meet.
Danhauer threw 54-2 in the shot put for second out of 27 entrants -- a top-10 all-time outdoor throw at St. Thomas and his career best outdoors. Danhauer threw 54-4 2-5 last February and went on to qualify for the NCAA indoor meet.
The Barrington, Ill., native also had a career-best toss in the discus as he placed fourth out of 43 entrants in 149-9.
Eric Holst took second in the hammer throw (188-8) and second in the discus (157-2). His discus throw is a career best and ranks in the top 25 in D-III. His season best of 191-0 in the hammer ranks in the top 12 nationally.
Gage O'Brien took third in the shot put (51-9 1-4) with a top-20 national mark, and also placed fourth in the hammer.
Freshman Eric Douville won the 200 dash (21.81) in a top-30 national time. He also took second in the 100 dash (11.81) and anchored the Toms' second-place 4x100 relay in 42.82 with Kaleb Keener, Nick Spann and Conor White.
Soph Jake Kelly took second in the high jump (6-4 3-4) and fourth in the triple jump (44-6).
Junior Karl Wachter took second in the 5,000 in 15:02 -- six seconds behind winner Hamza Ali of the Minnesota Gophers.
hurdles, Coates (56.47), Schoenfelder (56.94) and Anderson (59.13) placed 2-3-4.
After a 12-day layoff due to weather, both Tommie track and field teams will compete Thursday.
St. Thomas plays host to a multi-team men's meet at O'Shaughnessy Stadium. Field events start at 3 p.m. Track races start at 4:30 p.m. Athletes from a dozen or more schools will compete.
The Tommie women will compete in a multi-team meet at St. Olaf starting at 3:30 p.m.