Walsh Does Well At Mount Union's Wuske Invitational

Walsh Does Well At Mount Union's Wuske Invitational

(ALLIANCE, Ohio) – It was another successful meet for the Walsh men's track & field team as it made the short jaunt over to Mount Union for the Jim Wuske Invitational.

Marcus Myers returned to form with a win in the weight throw with a distance of 18.85 meters. He wasn't the only Cavalier to do well in the event as Bradley Gallitz placed third with a throw of 16.63 meters, Dante Penza finished fourth at 15.54 meters, and Sheldon Archer with a throw of 14.55 meters.

Also in the throws, Penza finished first in the shot put with a throw of 16.28 meters. Leo Crosby finished fourth in the same event with a mark of 15.11 meters.

Andrew Dowdell finished third in the pole vault with a clearance over 4.35 meters.

Varney Pelima was fourth in the high jump with a height of 1.93 meters. He also finished third in the triple jump with a distance of 13.08 meters on his final attempt. Ronald Robinson placed fifth in the same event with a distance of 12.76 meters.

On the track, Ed Walsh got the day started with a win in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 9:02.68.

The Cavaliers followed up with a second place finish in the 800 meter relay as the team of Knoch, Ostheimer, Neal, and Williams clocked in at 1:34.58 meters.

Austin Patrick and Alexander Reimund both placed in the mile run. Patrick finished sixth with a time of 4:37.25 seconds while Reimund followed in eighth at 4:37.91 seconds.

Lane Knoch gave Walsh another first place finish with a time of 8.33 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles. Zachary McClaskey was fifth at 8.86 seconds.

Hunter Williams placed fourth in the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.21 seconds.

Walsh is back in action next week at Grand Valley and Kent State.