Junior thrower Austin Duncan (Pekin, Ind.) won the weight throw in a personal-record 14.55 meters to lead the Hanover College men’s track & field team to a fifth-place finish at the Anderson University Indoor Invitational.
Duncan’s winning toss is third-best in Hanover history. He followed this victory with a fifth-place finish in the shot put (11.90 meters).
Sophomore Joe Feldmann (Oregonia, Ohio) enjoyed the best indoor meet of his career, running personal bests in both the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes.
His fourth-place 23.63 200-meter dash time ranks fourth in school history, while his third-place 400-meter dash effort (51.23) is third in school history.
Feldmann also ran the opening leg on the fourth-place 4x400-meter relay. Brendan Kelly (Indianapolis, Ind.), Jack Schoening (Noblesville, Ind.), and Logan Luce (Avon, Ind.) teamed with Feldmann to run 3:35.89, the fifth-best time in college history.
Junior Logan Wells (Scottsburg, Ind.) turned in a strong distance double placing fifth in the 5000-meter run, running a personal-best 16:10.83. Wells followed this performance with a sixth-place finish (2:49.78) in the 1000-meter run.
Freshman Ivy Stevens (Goshen, Ky.) placed second in the shot-put with a personal-best 12.24-meter toss, while classmate Anthony Pizzo (Bloomington, Ind.) placed third in the long jump (6.05-meters).
Freshman Torrey Gardiner (Lafayette, La.) ran 7.21 to place fifth in the 60-meter dash.
Hanover scored 58 points in the nine-team invitational. NAIA institution Goshen College won the meet with 119.5 points.
Published Saturday, February 8, 2014