The 4x100-meter relay team of Anthony Pizzo (Bloomington, Ind.), Enrico Franchini (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Tyler Arceneaux (Akron, Ind.) and Torrey Gardiner (Lafayette, La.) equaled their own school record, placing third in 43.19 seconds, to lead the Hanover College men’s track & field squad at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championship in Defiance, Ohio.
Following the relay effort, Gardiner placed second in the 100-meter dash, running 11.08 seconds. The mark ranks fourth in Hanover history.
Sophomore Joe Feldman (Oregonia, Ohio) placed second in the 400-meter dash in a career-best 49.53 seconds.
Feldman teamed with Pizzo, Brendan Kelly (Indianapolis, Ind.) and Jack Schoening (Noblesville, Ind.) to place third in the 4x400-meter relay.
Their 3:25.55 performance ranks fourth in college history.
Junior Logan Wells (Scottsburg, Ind.) started the Panthers' scoring with a fifth-place performance in the 10,000-meter run (33:32.78).
Senior Al Moreland (Lawton, Mich.) also scored, placing eighth in the javelin throw with a 41.64-meter heave.
Sophomore Nick Jaeger (Terre Haute, Ind.) placed second in the high jump (1.93 meters), while Pizzo placed seventh in the long jump with a 6.13-meter leap.
The Panthers placed seventh overall, scoring 43 points.
The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology won the HCAC men's title with 252.5 points.
Published Saturday, April 26, 2014