WashU Track & Field Shines at I-55 Tri-Meet

WashU Track & Field Shines at I-55 Tri-Meet

Bloomington, Ill., Jan. 20, 2018 – The Washington University in St. Louis track & field teams competed at the I-55 Tri-Meet, with University of Chicago and host Illinois Wesleyan University, as the WashU men placed first and the women captured second at the Shirk Center.

The WashU men finished with a group leading 86 points while Chicago totaled 76 and Illinois Wesleyan scored 53. Chicago claimed the women's champion status with 85.5 points to slightly edge WashU's 81.5 and Illinois Wesleyan's 49.

Senior Annalise Wagner highlighted Saturday's events with a first place finish in the 800m run with a Division III leading time of 2:15.80 (converts to 2:14.26). Wagner also helped the Bears to a first place finish in the 4x400m relay (4:04.38) with freshman Sophie Grigaux, sophomore Nicky Althoff and sophomore Anna Cossio.

Freshman Elise Chao placed first in the meet with the second best Division III mark in the triple jump, clearing a distance of 11.43m. Freshman Julia Dannenbaum reached 3.65m to capture first place in the pole vault and ranks fifth in the nation.

Altogether the Bears men totaled seven first place finishes including sophomore Brandon Hutchison's 4.40m height in the pole vault. Sophomore Collis McKenzie also placed first for the second week in a row in the high jump with a personal-best 1.93m leap.

The WashU men's relay team of junior Eddie Wintergalen, junior Jason Singer, freshman John Harry Wagner and sophomore Jon Fleming scored a first place time of 3:30.50.

Top Marks

Men

60m – 1. CJ Chin – 7.17

200m – 1. Jason Singer – 23.09

400m – 1. Eddie Wintergalen – 50.94

800m – 2. Jon Fleming – 1:59.49

Mile – 1. Peter Johnsrud – 4:26.44

3000m – 6. Paul d'Ambrosio – 9:11.84

60m H – 2. Andrew Whitaker – 8.53

4x400m Relay – 1. Eddie Wintergalen, Jason Singer, John Harry Wagner, Jon Fleming – 3:30.50

High Jump – 1. Collis McKenzie – 1.93m

Pole Vault – 1. Brandon Hutchison – 4.40m

Long Jump – 4. Ezugo Onejeme – 6.36m

Triple Jump – 2. Ezugo Onejeme – 13.48m

Shot Put – 6. Quin Preston – 12.19m

Weight Throw – 3. Quin Preston – 13.97m

1200m – 2. Thomas Gales – 3:12.74

 

Women

60m – 5. Caira Watson Haynes – 8.17

200m – 4. Jay Pittman – 27.52

400m – 3. Nicky Althoff – 1:01.59

800m – 1. Annalise Wagner – 2:15.80* (Converts to Division III leading 2:14.26)

Mile – 1. Abby Martin – 5:20.24

3000m – 1. Paige Lawler – 10:07.70

60m H – 2. Caitlin Cheeseboro – 9.29

4x400m Relay – 1. Sophie Grigaux, Nicky Althoff, Anna Cossio, Annalise Wagner – 4:04.38

High Jump – 2. Anna Cossio – 1.52m

Pole Vault – 1. Julia Dannenbaum – 3.65m* (Ranks fifth in Division III)

Long Jump – 4. Eka Jose – 5.31m

Triple Jump – 1. Elise Chao – 11.43m* (Ranks second in Division III)

Shot Put – 4. Randal Walker – 10.40m

Weight Throw – 3. Randal Walker – 13.19m

1200m – 3. Elizabeth Hagstrom – 3:54.83

The Bears return to action in Bloomington, Ill. during Illinois Wesleyan's Titan Open on Saturday, Jan. 27. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.