Track and Field Place 2nd at Solomon W. Butler Classic
Jan 18, 2020
DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque women's and men's track and field teams both placed second in the University of Dubuque Solomon W. Butler Classic on Saturday. All the teams braved challenging weather conditions to arrive in Dubuque, but a short delay to the start and all the teams made it safe to the Key City. Once inside the fans were able to watch some stiff competition in every event.
The Spartans would collect four wins on the women's side and five wins on the men's side to help UD place second overall in women's (168 points) and men's results (165 points). Loras would capture both titles.
UD will travel next week to compete in the University of Northern Iowa Jack Jennett Open in the UNI-Dome on Thursday, Jan. 23 (Pentathlon/Heptathlon) and Friday, Jan. 24 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Friday's field events begin at 10:15 a.m. and track events tentatively start at 1 p.m. Final events is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Click here for schedule Click here for tentative heat sheets
UD Top finishers include:
600m run - Olivia Costley - 1st in 1:37.67 (new facility record)
pole vault - Jenna Heimark - 1st with vault of 2.90m/9'-6.25"
triple jump - Alyssa Skrove - 1st with leap of 11.31m/37'-1.25"
shot put - Caroline Ferguson - 1st with put of 13.25m/43'-5.75"
600m run - Colfay Pointer - 1st in 1:21.41
high jump - DaMon Street - 1st with jump of 1.97m/6'-5.50"
triple jump - Daunta Burchfield - 1st with a jump of 13.76m/45'1.75"
shot put - Zachary Naatz - 1st with a put of 14.82m/48'-7.50"
weight throw - Austin Feyen - 1st with a throw of 16.13m/52'-11"
Women - Team Rankings - 15 Events Scored
1) Loras College - 221 2) University of Dubuque - 168 3) Clarke University - 67 4) Beloit College - 37 4) Cornell College - 37 6) Knox College - 21
Men - Team Rankings - 15 Events Scored
1) Loras College - 202 2) University of Dubuque - 165 3) Cornell College - 68 4) Clarke College - 62
5) Knox College - 38 6) Beloit College - 23