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Men's Track Kicks Off Season In Platteville
Posted: Saturday, January 15, 2005
PLATTEVILLE - The UW-Eau Claire men's indoor track and field team began the 2005 season today at the Platteville Open held in the Williams Fieldhouse, where no team scores were kept.
John Schuna (Sr.-Hudson) was the only Blugold with two top-five finishes on the day. He took second place in the shot put with a throw of 15.42 meters (50-7?) and grabbed fifth place in the weight throw.
Adam Condit (Sr.-La Crosse/Central) earned the only first place finish of the day for Eau Claire as he won the one-mile run. Condit finished the event in a time of 4:30.65.
Adam Koger (So.-Eau Claire/Memorial) earned a second place finish in the 400-meter dash, finishing in a time of 51.15 seconds while Adam Sturgis (So.-Bruce) took fourth place in the 200-meter dash. Sturgis finished in a time of 23.43 seconds.
Jake Ebner (Jr.-Cameron) also earned a fourth place finish on the day, claiming fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:00.74.
Nick Aliota (So.-Brookfield/Central) kicked the season off with a third place finish in the 55-meter hurdles. He recorded a time of 8.03 seconds.
The final top-four individual performance of the day came from Justin Wolfe (Sr.-Brodhead), who took fourth in the pole vault with a height of 4.04 meters (13-3).
The Blugolds will be back in action next Friday, when they host the Blugold Open. The action is set to begin at 3:00 p.m.
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