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Men, Women Claim First At Blugold Open
Posted: Friday, January 21, 2005
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire men's and women's indoor track and field teams each took first place at the 2005 Blugold Open, held today in the Ade Olson Addition of the McPhee Physical Education Center.
The Blugold men were split up into two squads, with the blue team earning first place with 155 points. Bethel University (MN) claimed second place with 142 points followed by Eau Claire's gold team with 108 points. PrimeTime Elite, St. Mary's (MN), KBD Track Club and UM-Duluth rounded out the bunch.
The Eau Claire men finished the event with nine first place finishes, headed by John Schuna (Sr.-Hudson) who won the shot put and the weight throw competitions. His throw of 16.61meters earned him first in the shot put while a throw of 16.52 meter was good for first in the weight throw.
Other field event winners included Shaun Marek (Sr.-Waunakee) and Justin Wolfe (Sr.-Brodhead). Marek earned a victory in the triple jump with a distance of 13.05 meters while Wolfe claimed first in the pole vault, clearing a height of 4.34 meters.
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