Men’s Outdoor Track & Field captures first place at Muskingum Invitational

Men’s Outdoor Track & Field captures first place at Muskingum Invitational

The Muskingum men's outdoor track and field team captured first place at the Muskingum Invitational, while numerous Muskies received first and second place finishes, on Saturday with a total of 62 points.

The Basics 

  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - Johnson Family Track
  • Muskingum also hosted the All-Ohio Multi Championships

In the Field 

  • Senior Blake Weidner led the Muskies finishing first in the long jump with a leap of 6.70 meters, while also tying for first place with junior Jordan Wallace in the high jump with a height of 1.83 meters.
  • Freshman Nicholas Fulton captured first in the pole vault clearing a height of 3.65 meters.
  • In the javelin throw, senior Nick Despot registered first with a pitch of 47.75 meters, followed by freshman Kevin Dreyer placing second (39.80 meters), and sophomore Gino Carey taking third (38.55 meters).
  • Freshman Robert Reicher claimed second place in the hammer throw with a toss of 46.48 meters.
  • Senior Darrell Briggs finished third in the long jump with a leap of 5.83 meters, while freshman Christopher McKinney took fourth (5.70 meters).
  • Senior Jeffrey Burkholder placed third place in the discus throw with a pitch of 42.51 meters, while Reicher took fourth (40.53 meters).
  • Burkholder also claimed a fourth place finish in the shot put with a toss of 14.61 meters.

On the Track

  • McKinney captured first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.89, while taking second in the 100-meter dash (12.06).
  • In the 1,500-meter run, sophomore Doug McIntire registered first place with a time of 4:27.56, followed by freshman John Franz placing second (4:36.41), and junior Andrew Murray taking fourth (4:41.74).
  • Sophomore Logan Skolosh notched second place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:04.34, followed by freshman Logan Osborne who finished third with a time of 2:09.34.
  • Freshman Chris French claimed third place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.53.

John Homon Open

  • On Friday at Mount Union, Despot finished fourth, while Dreyer placed fifth in the javelin with a throw of 51.61 meters and 50.24 meters, respectively.

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action Saturday, April 11 at the All-Ohio Championships hosted by Ohio Wesleyan.