Track & Field Finishes Fifth at C-USA Championships
Bloomington, Ind.--The men’s indoor track and field squad finished fifth at the Conference USA Championships this weekend. DePaul finished the championships with 62 points finishing behind TCU (133), Charlotte (120.5), Houston (84.5) and East Carolina (75).
In the men’s field events, senior Carey Ryan led the Blue Demons setting a C-USA record with a mark of 68’04.25 for first place honors in the men’s weight throw. Junior Jarrod Jahnke finished fourth with a throw of 51’08.50. In the shot put, senior Frank Guzman was victorious with a NCAA provisional throw of 57’05.75 while freshman Dan Sloan matched his season-high mark of 6’02.75 good for seventh place in the high jump.
On the track, senior Chris Birchall placed second in the 3000 meter with a time of 8:20.00 and second in the 5000 meter with a time of 14:33.24. Junior Kai Murray finished fourth in the 800 meter with a 1:55.50 mark while junior Luis Samayoa was seventh in the mile run (4:20.71) and ninth in the 3000 meter (8:44.26). Junior Larry Vonckx finished the 5000 meter with a time of 15:16.90, good for sixth place.
Click here for complete results from this weekend’s C-USA Championships.