Saturday, April 22, 2006
Valparaiso took to the track in Ypsilanti, Mich. Saturday, and brought home a fourth place finish at the Central Collegiate Championships, hosted by Eastern Michigan.
The Crusaders tallied 44 points on the meet. Michigan took top team honors with 270 points.
(Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township H.S.) led the way for the Brown and Gold with two fourth-place finishes. Bartholomew earned his finishes with tosses of 158'3" in the discus and 176'10" in the hammer throw.
(Bealeton, Va./Liberty H.S.) had a strong performance in the shot put. Lindamood had a best effort of 45'1 ¾", good for seventh place.
(Elyria, Ohio/Midview H.S.) led three Valpo runners taking part in the 3,000m steeplechase. Krupar crossed the line in fifth position, covering the course in 10:14.16.
The Crusaders placed two runners in the top ten in the 5,000m run. David Wheeler
(Saint Charles, Ill./East H.S.) placed seventh in 15:42.44, while Jordan Stanfill (Goshen, Ind./Goshen H.S.) followed in 15:55.66, finishing in ninth place.
Valparaiso will return to the track Saturday, April 29, heading to Iowa to take part in the Drake Relays. The first event is scheduled for a 2:15 p.m. CDT start.