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Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Mon, Apr. 17, 2017

Kierstin Stolley - Southwestern College Sports Information

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Southwestern College men's track and field team competed in the David Suenram Classic on Saturday.  The Moundbuilders posted nine career-best and 11 season-best performances in the meet.  The meet was hosted by Pittsburg State.

David Ashilonu competed in the 100 Meter Dash, posting a time of 11.21 seconds.  The junior also competed in the 200 Meter Dash, finishing with a time of 23.13 seconds.  Senior Vaughn Van Dame was the only Moundbuilder to compete in the 400 Meter Dash, finishing 20th, with a time of 53.20 seconds.

Overland Park, Kan. native, Jersey Boydstun ran a lifetime best in the 5,000 Meter Run.  Boydstun finished fourth, with a time of 16:00.61.  Junior Jacob Anders led Southwestern in the 800 Meter Run and the 1,500 Meter Run.  Anders finished the 800 Meter Run with a time of 2:07.19, and the 1,500 Meter Run with a time of 4:12.32.

Craig Lantz, a junior from Wichita, Kan., competed in the Shot Put (14.17m – 46'6"), Discus (34.91m – 114'6"), and Hammer (45.05m – 147'10") finishing 17th, 21st, and 18th respectively.  Freshman Chase Branstetter finished 20th in the Javelin, posting a distance of 34.17m (112'1").

Southwestern will be back in action to compete in the Tabor Invitational on Saturday, April 22.  The Moundbuilders will travel to Hillsboro, Kan. for the meet.

Southwestern Men's Results
100 Meter Dash
18. Tomunci Whitfield (10.89)
32. David Ashilonu (11.21)
42. Brent Vancuren (11.74)

200 Meter Dash
38. David Ashilonu (23.13)
48. Brent Vancuren (24.47)

400 Meter Dash
20. Vaughn Van Dame (53.20)

800 Meter Run
31. Jacob Anders (2:07.19)
32. William Montgomery (2:07.40)
33. Jacob Moyo (2:07.85)
45. Jack Berry (2:49.21)

1,500 Meter Run
6. Jacob Anders (4:12.32)
14. Curtis Quarrels (4:20.74)
18. Jacob Moyo (4:24.44)
27. Jack Berry (5:42.60)

5,000 Meter Run
4. Jersey Boydstun (16:00.61)

3,000 Meter Steeplechase
3. Devin Hlavenka (10:23.91)

Shot Put
17. Craig Lantz (14.17m – 46'6")
18. Cody Walther (13.97m – 45'10")
20. LaRide Conerly (12.8m – 42')

Discus
21. Craig Lantz (34.91m – 114'6")
25. Cody Walther (30.6m – 100'5")

Hammer
18. Craig Lantz (45.05m – 147'10")
20. Cody Walther (36.43m – 119'6")
21. LaRide Conerly (35.82m – 117'6")

Javelin
20. Chase Branstetter (34.17m – 112'1")

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