Green Knights Romp to SNC Invitational Win
From Sports Information Director, April 21, 2012 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, email@example.com, (920) 403-4077
The Green Knights piled up 218 points to cruise to the win in the 12-team meet. St. Norbert easily outdistanced runner-up Ripon College, which had 98 points. Third-place College of St. Scholastica had 70 points.
Justin Johnson won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.07 seconds. He also ran a blistering school-record time of 14.41 seconds in the preliminaries of the 110-meter hurdles, but opted to not run in the finals.
Randy Hill won a pair of field events. Hill picked up wins with a clearing height of 6 feet 4 inches in the high jump and triple jump distance of 44-11. Bryon Betts earned St. Norbert's third field-event win with a toss of 138-1 in the discus.
Taylor Pasterski won the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.37 seconds. Benny Swift won the 800-meter dash in 1:55.74, while Jake Schneider was second in 1:58.14. Michael Heise won the 10,000-meter run in 33:36.34, while Brady Bemis was third in 34:53.22.
The 4x100-meter relay team of Pasterski, Johnson, Tyler Seidl and Brent Schreiber won with a time of 42.47 seconds. The quartet of Pasterski, Ryan Ascher, Schneider and Johnson claimed the title of the 4x400-meter relay in 3:24.77.
Mike Verfuerth was second in the long jump at 22-3/4 and was also second in the triple jump at 43-1. Patrick Sweetman was second in the javelin throw at 148-3. Nathan Heppe was second in the 1,500-meter run in 4:05.93, while Logan Jadin was second in the 5,000-meter run in 15:45.80.
David Prosper was third in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:01.13. Schreiber was third in the long jump at 21-9.