February 02, 2008
Eagles place sixth at Tiger Invitational
GREENCASTLE, Ind.—The University of Southern Indiana men's track and field team recorded eight top-10 finishes to place sixth at the Tiger Invitational Friday night.
Freshman Josh VanZant
(Mt. Vernon, Indiana) and sophomore Andrew Menner
(Greenwood, Indiana) led the Screaming Eagles, who finished with 26 team points. VanZant was second in the 200 meters with a time of 23.34 seconds, while Menner was third in the mile with a time of four minutes, 31.54 seconds.
Junior Joe Rayman
(West Lafayette, Indiana) and freshman Derrick Thomas
(Elkhart, Indiana) finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the mile to round out USI's top-five finishers, while sophomore Matt Zielske
(Elkhart, Indiana), junior Ben Werling
(Indianapolis, Indiana), and senior Justin Clark
(Huntington, Indiana) each had top-10 finishes in the 3,000 meters. USI's 4x400-meter relay team rounded out the Eagles' top-10 finishes with a sixth-place showing.
The rest of USI's runners are slated to compete at the Indiana Relays in Bloomington, Indiana, today. USI will run a full squad next Saturday at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle, Indiana.
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