Kenosha, WI-- Hayden Heun led the way for the MSOE Men's Track and Field team on Friday night as he won the 35 pound weight with a toss of 15.14 meters at the Ranger Relays on the campus of UW Parkside.
Heun was part of a 132 point performance by the Raiders which placed them 2nd out of 7 teams and defeated a NCAA DII school along the way. He was helped out in the throwing events by Derek Schrimpf as he placed 5th in the weight with a mark of 13.69 meters and also placed 8th in the shot put. The field events had a great night for the Red and White. The pole vaulters went 1-5, leading the way for the second week was senior Daniel Morton as he cleared 3.95 meters to win the meet. He was followed by Alec Schulze, Eddie Diaz, Jack O'Sullivan, and Nick Nuchikat.
The horizontal jumpers also got into the act with McCoy Swanson finishing 5th in the long jump with a leap of 6.06 meters and Tyler Brantner was 7th in the long jump. Brantner also won the triple jump with a leap of 11.71 meters and Swanson finished 8th in the 200 meters. Alex Moran finished out the scoring for the field events for MSOE as he finished 2nd in the high jump clearing 1.85 meters.
The sprinters and hurdlers helped out the Red and White on Friday evening as well. Freshman Joe Jurss continues to show great improvent in the high hurdles as he placed 3rd and Deven Jakubowski was 6th in the 400 meters.
The Distance team continues to pace the Raiders as they scored 37 points on the night. Jesse Lambrecht scored the second win of the meet for MSOE in the 3,000 meters as he lead from start to finish running 9:16 and Will Demerath was 3rd in that event with a time of 9:35. Blake Bostwick and Nolan Kozinski finished 3-4 in the mile, Bostwick ran 4:35 and Kozinski was just 3 seconds behind clocking in at 4:38. The 800 group was led by Connor Brennan's 5th place, with Arandu Huerta placing 7th and Kenny Holbrook was 8th.
The final event of the night saw the Raiders earning a 2nd place in the 4 x 400 meter run with a time of 3:41.10.
The Red and White return to Kenosha to compete at Carthage College next Friday.