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Skolosh, Despot, Weidner, and Burkholder pace Men’s Track and Field at Muskie Duals

Skolosh, Despot, Weidner, and Burkholder pace Men’s Track and Field at Muskie Duals

Logan Skoloah, Nick Despot, Blake Weidner, and Jeff Burkholder registered first-place finishes to help lead the Muskingum men's track and field team at the Muskie Duals on a cold wintry mix Saturday. Muskingum posted an undefeated 5-0 record in the dual-format scoring.

The Basics 

  • Location: New Concord, Ohio – Johnson Family Track

On the Track 

  • Sophomore Logan Skolosh finished first, freshman Kamari Spencer tallied second, and sophomore John Soppanish got third place in the 400-meter dash with times of 52.92, 53.88, and 54.74, respectively.  
  • Senior Derek Stover captured second place in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 19.10.
  • Senior Devan Boyer claimed third place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.86, while Derek Stover took fifth with a time of 12.46.
  • Boyer also notched third place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.69.
  • Muskingum's 4x400 squad of junior Andrew Murray, freshman Logan Osborne, Skolosh, and Soppanish finished third with a time of 3:45.39.
  • In the 800-meter run, Osborne took fifth with a time of 2:04.92.

In the Field 

  • Senior Nick Despot registered first place in the javelin with a throw of 50.75 meters, while Kevin Dreyer placed third (46.48 meters), and Gino Cary took fifth (41.79 meters).
  • Senior Blake Weidner captured first place in the high jump with a height of 1.93 meters and long jump with a leap of 20-09.75.
  • Senior Jeff Burkholder finished first in the shot put with a pitch of 14.63 meters, while freshman Louie Reicher took third place with a toss of 14.32 meters.
  • Freshman Chris French also competed in the long jump and took second place with a leap of 17-08.25.
  • Junior Jordan Wallace placed second in the high jump with a height of 1.83 meters.
  • Wallace also tied for second in the pole vault clearing a height of 10-11.75, while freshman Nick Fulton placed fourth (10-00.00).
  • Reicher took second place in the hammer with a toss of 47.85 meters.
  • Burkholder claimed fourth place in the discus with a mark of 39.27 meters.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next hosts the Amy Adams Memorial on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24.