Sports Staff, The Circuit
The Benedictine College indoor track team competed in the Caviler Invitational on Friday, Jan. 22.
The event, hosted by Johnson County Community College, brought a showing up tremendous success for the track squad.
Headlined by senior Will Wallace, who placed fourth in the 60 meter hurdles. Wallace finished the race with a 8.52 time, breaking the school record, which he previously set.
The men rounded out a couple of top five finishes on the day with freshman Jerel Rawls finishing fifth in the 200 meter dash and sophomore John Danner finished in third in the 1,000 meter run. The 4×400 meter relay team of senior Phil Vutich, Rawls, senior John Caldwell, and Wallace also finished in third.
The women finished with a two-three punch of junior Elise Buchman and freshman Maria Doyle in the Mile Run with times of 5:36.46 and 5:46.35, respectively.
The women also had top five finishes in other events throughout the day.
Freshman Katie Weaver finished fifth in the 600 meter run and junior Sydney Moser finished fourth in the 800 meter run. Sophomore Katherine Ross finished fourth in the 1,000 meter run and Freshman Monica Davied finished third in the 3,000 meter run.
The 4×400 meter relay team of juniors Sarah Sluder and Cassie Dycus along with Weaver and senior Clare Bingaman finished in fourth with a time of 4:16.80.
Sophomore Cassie Helena placed fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 9.65 meters.
Benedictine indoor track will compete in Crete, Nebraska on Feb. 6 in the Fred Belle Classic hosted by Doane College.