Sophomore Nick Jaeger (Terre Haute, Ind.) claimed his second consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference title in the high jump (1.93 meters), leading Hanover College men’s track & field team to a seventh-place finish at the league's indoor championship.
Junior Austin Duncan (Pekin, Ind.) placed fourth in the weight throw with a toss of 15.33 meters. This distance is the second best in school history, just shy of Seth Miller’s 15.40-meter heave in 2011.
Freshman Torrey Gardiner (Lafayette, La.) placed second in the 60-meter dash, equaling his season-best time of 7.18 seconds, while classmate Enrico Franchini (Sao Paolo, Brazil) finished seventh in the 200-meter dash with a season-best 23.68.
Freshman long jumper Anthony Pizzo (Bloomington, Ind.) leapt 6.14 meters to place fifth in the event.
Junior Logan Wells (Scottsburg, Ind.) placed seventh in the 5,000-meter run, running 16:22.94.
All three relay events turned in times ranked fourth in Hanover track & field history.
The distance relay squad of senior Brendan Kelly (Indianapolis, Ind.), sophomore Jack Schoening (Noblesville, Ind.), junior Richie Sellers (Noblesville, Ind.), and freshman Jake Hally (Indianapolis, Ind.) placed sixth in 11:14.05.
Schoening, Sellers, and Kelly teamed with junior Logan Luce (Avon, Ind.) also placed sixth in the 4x400-meter relay with a 3:35.77 effort.
Schoening pulled off a rare triple, also running on the seventh-place 4x200-meter relay. Pizzo, Franchini, and senior Tyler Arceneaux (Akron, Ind.) joined Schoening to run 1:35.98.
Hanover scored 39 points in the meet. The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology won the meet with 200.5 points.
Published Saturday, February 22, 2014