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Men's Track and Field Compete at Ashland University Alumni Open

Zach Riggins
Zach Riggins

ASHLAND, Ohio - The Baldwin Wallace University men's track and field team competed at the Ashland University Alumni Open inside Dwight Schar Athletic Complex. 

The Yellow Jackets individual events highlights included: 

  • Junior Lucas Simonetti (Pittsford, N.Y. / Sutherland) placed 44th in the 1500-meter run in a time of 4:29.30
  • Freshmen Connor Foody (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) finished seventh in the 800-meter run in a time of 1:58.84.
  • Senior Zach Riggins (Wexford, Pa. / Pine-Richland) placed sixth in the 3000-meter steeplechase in a time of 10:51.76.
    • Freshman Robey Bolen (Mansfield / Ontario) right behind in seventh in 11:02.21. 
    • Junior Nick Dascani (Toledo / Springfield) in 10th in 11:24.30

Field events highlighted:

  • Freshmen All-OAC Mason Kiesel (New London / South Central) placed eighth in shot put with a mark of  48' 4½". 
  • Freshman Thomas Hickman (Oxford / Talawanda) placed eighth in discus throw with a distance of 137' 6" and 17th in javelin throw with a mark of 117' 1". 
  • Sophomore Christian Pfeiffer (Amherst) finished sixth in high jump with a height of 6' 0¾". 
  • Freshman Kaleu Tellas (Indianapolis, Ind. / International School of Indiana) placed 19th in hammer throw with a mark of 137' 5". 

The Yellow Jackets are back in action Thursday, May 5th when it hosts the two-day Ohio Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships inside George Finnie Stadium.