01/25/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/25/2020 22:40
On the track, event wins came from and Nick Mucciante. Running the 55 Meter Dash, Hyde posted a time of 7.36 in the prelims and then blazed to a 7.25 finish in the final. Likewise, Mucciante was involved in the 55 Hurdles rather than the 60 Hurdles this week, but advanced to the final with a time of 8.09 seconds in the prelims and then a 7.96 in the final. The field event winner on the day for Illinois College was freshman Gavin Raines, clearing a height of 6-2.75 in the high jump.
Field events and relays provided the majority of the rest of the day's highlights for Illinois College. Anthony Flores finished second in the men's weight throw (53-2.25), as did in the women's shot put (38-0.75). The other runner-up finish for IC came from the men's 4 x 200 Meter Relay team of Marshall Brown, Rylan Hynek, Lane Gaskin and Cody Klein, who finished with a time of 1:33.60.
In the third place on the day were Ju'Qui Womack in the men's triple jump (42-7.50) and in the women's weight throw (47-2.25). The women's 4 x 400 Meter Relay team of , , and also took third, clocking a time of 4:22.77.
Illinois College goes back on the road next weekend, traveling to Illinois Wesleyan University for the Titan Open on Feb. 1 beginning at 10 a.m.