Trackstars Close out Weekend
Marcus Paulson won the 800m at the Behtel Invitational

Feb. 4, 2012

Bethel Results

The No. 8 Minnesota men's track and field team had some of its squad resting this weekend. A portion of the team did compete at the Bethel Invitational and the throwers wrapped up a weekend in Nebraska.

Minnesota took the top three spots in the 800m run this afternoon. Marcus Paulson won the race after clocking in at 1:54.96, while Matt Volz was second at 1:55.47 and Paul Hilsen was in the third spot at 1:55.49.

The Gophers also had four top finshers in the pole vault. Zach Siegmeier and Jack Szmanda each were at the top of the group after they both cleared 4.90m (16-0 3/4). Adam Isakson and Logan Markuson were each behind them in after clearing 4.75m (15-7) each.

Frank Falzone also won the 400m dash with a time of 49.25.

Nebraska Results

Minnesota had two throwers compete in the shot put in day two of the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational.

Trey Davis finished fourth overall with a toss of 18.20m (59-8 ½) and Mark Jennings finished with a mark of 16.25m (53-3 ¾).

The Gophers will be back in action next weekend when they travel to the Iowa State Classic in Ames, IA.


 

 

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