January 21, 2007
Jellema wins mile at Saluki Booster Invite
University of Southern Indiana men's track and field junior Paul Jellema
(Dyer, Indiana) took first place in the mile Saturday at the Saluki Booster Invitational.
Jellema finished the event in four minutes, 18.32 seconds, and was four seconds away from an NCAA II provisional qualifying time.
In addition to Jellema, the Screaming Eagles had three competitors post top-five finishes. Junior Tristan Mannix
(Crothersville, Indiana) and freshman Matt Zielske
(Elkhart, Indiana) finished third and fifth, respectively, in the 3,000 meters. Mannix ran the race in eight minutes, 43.23 seconds, while Zielske finished in eight minutes, 49.76 seconds.
USI returns to action Friday and Saturday when it competes in the Gladstein Invitational in Bloomington, Indiana.
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