Ted Hayden Invitational Results
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The 'windy city' lived up to its name Saturday, as the Concordia University Wisconsin track & field team battled strong gusts and cool temperatures while competing at the Ted Hayden Invitational, hosted by the University of Chicago.
CUW men's team fared especially well, placing fourth out of 13 schools competing. Senior Alex Pawlak (Colgate, Wis.) had another outstanding day of performances, including a first place finish in the 110 high hurdles.
Despite the cool temperatures, Pawlak also came out of the blocks hard in the 400-high hurdles, gaining first place within the first 50m, and having a monster race while shredding another whole second off his personal record (PR). With a time of 54.32s, Pawlak again broke his own PR and school record set last weekend in Atlanta, elevating his spring standing in that race to ninth in the nation.
Freshman Malcolm Bowers (Germantown, Wis.), competing in only his second meet, earned another PR in the high jump, clearing 1.73-meters. He also placed fourth in the long jump at 6.24-meters. Senior Justin Rogers (Milwaukee, Wis.) took first place in the triple jump with a time of 13.25 seconds.
Freshman Robert Meilbeck (Winthrop harbor, Ill.) also had an impressive race, according to head coach Russ DeLap, taking 50 seconds off his best 5,000-meter performance with a time of 16:34.21. Other PRs in the 1,500-meter included Andrew Coop, Ryan Perry, Kevin Gries, Josh Tillman, Samantha Nelson, Erika Wenson and Caitlyn Stern.
Weeks of hard work paid off for sophomore Andrea Kassees (Waukesha, Wis.) when she broke bested her PR with a 36.05-meter throw in the discus, earning ffth place.
In the pole vault, both Tim Grimm and Joshua Lehr set a PR of with a height of 3.5-meters. Grimm also set a PR in the 400-hurdles with a time of 63.39 seconds.
Other noteworthy performances and PRs include Jennifer Hamilton and Dylan Krivoshein in the 200-meters and Lauren Frisque in the 400-meters.
July 25, 2012 Pawlak named USTFCCCA All-Academic
May 19, 2012 Pawlak qualifies for NCAA Tournament in hurdles
April 20, 2012 Men's Track & Field fourth at Cougar Invitational
April 15, 2012 Falcon Track and Field fares well at Benedictine Invite
April 13, 2012 Track & Field to take part in Eagle Invitational on Saturday
March 31, 2012 Concordia Track and Field fares well in Chicago
March 27, 2012 Pawlak is NAC Track Athlete of the Week
March 22, 2012 Track & Field begins outdoor season Friday
March 21, 2012 CUW Track and Field will compete at Emory Invitational
March 11, 2012 2012 NAC Indoor T@F Conference Awards
March 2, 2012 Pawlak, Greefkes compete at NCC Last Chance Qualifier
February 25, 2012 Men’s Track & Field wins NAC Indoor Title
February 24, 2012 Track & Field competes in NAC Indoor Championships on Saturday
February 20, 2012 Men’s Indoor T&F Records
February 18, 2012 Track & Field competes at Eastbay/Pointer Invitational
February 17, 2012 Track & Field travels to Stevens Point Saturday
February 4, 2012 CUW Track & Field competes at Parkside Classic
February 3, 2012 CUW Track & Field travels to UW-Parkside Saturday
January 30, 2012 Savard earns NAC Male Track & Field Athlete of the Week honors
January 28, 2012 Track & Field competes at Tadd Metzger Invitational
January 21, 2012 Greefkes is top men's Track & Field performer at Rocky Rococo Invite
January 20, 2012 Track & Field travels to Whitewater Saturday
January 14, 2012 CUW Track & Field competes at Carthage Private College Invite
January 12, 2012 Season Preview: Track & Field