Track and Field competes

On Jan. 13, SVSU’s track and field team competed in its first meet of 2023.

The men’s 4-by-400 relay saw a firstplace win with a time of 3:22.06. The women’s relay also came home with a first-place win with a time of 4:01.37.

Sophomore Thomas Hufton brought home the win in the 3000-meter run. He was able to win the men’s race, finishing at 8:25.93.

Fresheman Anna Alexander finished fifth for the women with a time of 11:01.62.

Junior Hanna Schroeder set a new personal record at the meet during the 60-meter hurdles. She finished in just 9.01 seconds.

Senior Nathan Furst came in third for the men, finishing in 8.38 seconds.

Senior MacKenzie Ramey placed first in the shot put with a throw at 13.55 meters. She was also able to place third in the weight throw with 14.88 meters. This was her first win of the 2022-2023 season.

Freshman Wilson Tschirhart set a new personal record in the pole vault. He tied for the win with 4.10 meters. His previous personal best was 3.95.

The next meet will be on Jan. 20 for the Doug Hansen Open at SVSU.

Alyssa McMillan

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