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Green Knights Win UW-Parkside Open

From Sports Information Director, February 8, 2014 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes,, (920) 403-4077

SOMERS - St. Norbert College finished first at the UW-Parkside Classic Open held at Frank Petretti Fieldhouse.

The Green Knights won their first indoor meet since 2003 when they won the UW-Stout Invitational on Feb. 7, 2003. St. Norbert totaled 165 points to outdistance host Parkside by 40 points.

Akeem Edmonds claimed first place in the 400-meter dash in 50.92 seconds, and added a fifth-place showing in the 200-meter dash in 23.43 seconds.

Taylor Pasterski won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.92 seconds. Benny Swift won the 1-mile run with a time of 4:24.62.

Randy Hill won the long jump with a distance of 21 feet. Kevin Schlichter was second at 20-8 1/2, while Andrew Jacobson was third at 19-9. In the triple jump, Hill was sceond with a distance of 41-1 1/4. Ryan Grandlic was fourth at 40-1 1/2, while Jacobson was fifth at 37-4.

In the 4x400-meter relay, Edmonds, Pasterski, Austin Livingston and Tyler Lewis won with a time of 3:28.96. In the distance medley, Hayden Hoffmann, Luke Frommelt, Nathan Heppe and Mike Linzmeier were second with a time of 11:17.82.

Brennan Beachler was second in the pole vault by clearing a height of 12-6. Jack Feuerstein was third in the 55-meter hurdles in 8.41 seconds.

Livingston was second in the 400 with a time of 50.98 seconds. Jake Schneider was third in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:59.69, while Tommy Zakowski was fourth in 2:01.09.

Schlichter placed fourth in the 55-meter dash in 6.68 seconds, while Linzmeier was fourth in the 1-mile run at 4:31.61.

Evan Broyles took a pair of fifth-place finishes. He had a heave of 43-3 3/4 in the shot put and had a distance of 45-9 3/4 in the weight throw.