Track & Field Shines at Don and Riley Zimmer Indoor Classic

Track & Field Shines at Don and Riley Zimmer Indoor Classic

ANGOLA, Ind. – The Adrian College track and field team competed Friday in the Don and Riley Zimmer Indoor Classic hosted by Trine University.

The men were led by Randolph Fry as he broke his own school record in the 60m dash with a 7.15 second performance and a second place finish. Fry also took third in the 200m dash with a 23.38 second performance. Tyler Bruce added a third place finish with a time of 51.68 seconds in the 400m dash.

The distance runners were led by Dominick Reed as he took second place in the 3000m run on a time of 9:06.47. Daniel Malcolm followed with a sixth place and a time of 9:23.24. Reed then took seventh in the mile run (4:38.67) behind Thomas Windle (4:27.67) and Conner Stevons (4:37.17) as they placed third and fifth respectively. Stevons then notched a third place finish in the 800m run. Nathan Waite took third in the 5000m run (16:42.89) and Justin Davenport followed with fifth place on a time of 17:50.49.

The hurdles for the men saw Cahil Krajniak take third place on a time of 9.51 seconds in the 60m event while Tyler Kryst (9.64s) and Justin Spires (9.68s) placed fourth and sixth respectively.

The jumps for the men saw Scott Campbell take fourth in the high jump (1.88m) and Krajniak take eighth in the long jump (5.95m).

The throwers for the men were led by William Simon as he placed second in the shot put with a throw of 13.71m and Blake Vanstrate take sixth with a throw of 12.69m.

The women were led by Rachel Dolphin and Jessica Johnson as they each notched a first place finish. Dolphin took first in the 200m dash (27.10) and also placed second in the 60m dash (8.25s). Johnson took first in the 3000m run with a time of 11:11.60 and also placed fourth in the mile run on a time of 5:42.00.

The 200m dash also saw Takiyah Smith take sixth place (28.46s) and Natalie Modes take seventh place (28.57s). Josie Addison placed fourth in the 400m dash while Kallee Reiff took sixth (1:04.08). The 600m dash saw Cheyenne Bryson take seventh place on a time of 1:53.71. Smith also recorded a third place finish in the 60m hurdles (9.53s) and second in the high jump (1.53m).

The distance runners saw Torrey Christopher take second in both the 800m run (2:34.07) and the mile run (5:34.89). The 3000m run saw Olivia Vasiloff take sixth place (11:53.05). The 5000m run saw Alicia Szilagyi take third place (20.33.00) and Emily Nixon finish fifth (21.06.20).

Natalie Modes recorded a second place finish in the long jump with a 4.88m effort. Makaela Spence notched a fourth place finish in the shot put (10.71m) and Victoria Valent placed eighth in the weight throw (12.12m).

Coach Henry Brun commented on the overall team performance, "coming off of a short week of training to prepare for a Friday meet, we had yet another solid dayof performances from both the men's and women's side. Our competitive nature is becoming contagious in all areas of the team, from the sprints to the distance and field events. Things are starting to click, as we saw some big improvements from last week. We need to keep this forward momentum going into a big Hillsdale meet this upcoming weekend. I like the direction we are moving in." 

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