Valpo Ninth at DePauw Invitational
Saturday, February 12, 2005
Valparaiso finished in ninth place in a field of 18 teams on Saturday at the DePauw Invitational.

The Crusaders tallied 34 points on the afternoon, while Southern Illinois-Edwardsville came out on top with 173 points.

Elliot Powell (Orange, Calif./Santa Ana H.S.) finished second for the Brown and Gold in the 200m dash, turning in a time of 22.32 seconds in the field of 53 runners. The senior also placed sixth in the 55m, crossing the finish line in 6.54 seconds. Teammate Chris Daniels (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) was fourth in the 55m, finishing .02 seconds ahead of Powell.

Jason Douthett (Highland, Ind./Highland H.S.) also scored for the Crusaders on the track. The freshman finished seventh in the 800m run with a time of 2:01.33.

On the infield, Todd Goodrick (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester H.S.) placed second in the shot put with a toss of 51'2 ". Teammate Bryan Bell (Bellevue, Neb./East H.S.) was third in the weight throw with his heave of 53'5 ".

Valpo will return to action on Saturday morning as the Crusaders head to the Chicagoland Championships. Events begin at 10 a.m.