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Indoor Track Competes at the Windy City Invitational

February 3, 2018
 
The Buccaneer Men’s and Women’s indoor track teams are continuing to hit personal best weekly as they work
their way towards the indoor conference meet later this month. This Saturday they competed at The University
of Chicago Windy City Invitational.

On the Women’s side the Bucs were led by Eva Laun-Smith who won the triple jump and set a new school record
with a jump of 38’0.29. In the 60 meter hurdles she broke her own record set last week with a time of 9.11
which was good for a second place finish and also took 2nd in the long jump. In the triple jump the Buccaneers
were first (Laun-Smith), second (Lena Ramsey) and fourth (Aleeshah Heinzen).
The men were led by juniors Dan Arkes and Jose Gutierrez.  Arkes finished second in the 3000 meter run with
a time of 8:55.97 and Gutierrez was second in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.49 which tied the school
record he set last season. Junior Ethan Harycki picked up a seventh place in the weight throw with a throw of
12.85m. Freshman Fernando Castillo placed 8th in the 200 meters with a time of 23.60.
 
Women’s 1 Mile Run:  Frances Knaggs  - 6:16.38, 23rd   
Women’s 60 Meter Hurdles: Eva Laun-Smith - 9.11, 2nd
Women’s 400 Meter Dash: Toni Bonds - 1:02.40, 7th Women’s 60 Meter Dash: Lena Ramsey - 8.25, 8th
Women’s 800 Meter Run: Melissa Pelkey - 2:37.39, 26th
Women’s 200 Meter Dash: Eva Laun-Smith - 27.97, 14th
Women’s Long Jump: Eva Laun-Smith – 5.21m, 2nd
Women’s Pole Vault: Linnae Capuder – 2.71m, 8th
Women’s Weight Throw: Megan O'Meara - 9.70m, 10th
Women’s Shot Put: Josie Zabran - 9.30m, 15th
Women’s Triple Jump: Eva Laun-Smith - 11.59m, 1st Lena Ramsey – 10.83, 2nd Aleeshah Heinzen – 10.49, 4th
4x400 meter relay: Toni Bonds, Aminah Crawford, Genesis Dade, Melissa Pelkey – 4:28.00
Men’s 1 Mile Run:  Charles Sandberg -  4:39.07, 22nd   
Men’s 60 Meter Hurdles: Jose Gutierrez - 8.49, 2nd Courtney Bingham - 9.33, 4th
Men’s 400 Meter Dash: Jose Gutierrez - 52.52, 6th
Men’s 200 Meter Dash: Fernando Castillo - 23.60, 8th
Men Weight Throw: Ethan Harycki - 12.85m, 7th
Men’s High Jump: Jason Dormon - 1.82m, 10th
Men’s 3000 Meter Run: Dan Arkes - 8:55.97, 2nd Men’s Shot Put: Ethan Harycki – 10.71m, 25th
The Bucs will be back on the track at the University Wisconsin-Platteville next Saturday, Feb. 10th at 11am.