Sophomore Joe Feldmann (Oregonia, Ohio) cruised to his first collegiate win, running 50.92 to top the field in the 400 meters by almost half a second. Feldmann’s win highlighted several strong performances by the Hanover College men’s track & field team at the Hanover Invitational.
Junior Logan Wells (Scottsburg, Ind.) finished sixth in the 10,000-meter run in a personal –best 32:53.84, while sophomore Ben Franke (Seymour, Ind.) matched his place in the 5,000-meter run with a 16:09.76 effort.
Freshman Jake Hally (Indianapolis, Ind.) finished one spot behind Franke, running a personal-best 16:30.50.
Junior Richie Sellers (Noblesville, Ind.) finished fourth in the 800-meter run (2:04.24), with senior Brendan Kelly (Indianapolis, Ind.) finishing fifth (2:04.53).
While poor weather conditions prevented most of Hanover’s sprinters and jumpers from competing, the 4x100-meter relay of Anthony Pizzo (Bloomington, Ind.), Enrico Franchini (Sao Paolo, Brazil), Tyler Arceneaux (Akron, Ind.) and Torrey Gardiner (Lafayette, Ind.) finished second overall in 44.82.
Due to poor weather conditions, the javelin toss, high jump and pole vault were not contested.
Junior Austin Duncan (Pekin, Ind.) placed seventh in the discus, throwing 38.04 meters.
Hanover finished fourth in the 12-team invitational, scoring 62 points. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology won the meet with 143 points.
Published Saturday, March 29, 2014