Badgers finish day one at Larry Wieczorek Invitational

Badgers finish day one at Larry Wieczorek Invitational

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Wisconsin men’s track and field completed day one of the Larry Wieczorek Invitational in Iowa City on Friday.
Sophomore Hunter Cook cleared a personal best of 15 feet, 9 inches, finishing in second in the men’s pole vault. Multi-event athlete Quinn Lansill placed 10th with a clearance of 13-1 ½.
Senior Sam Craig ran a personal best at 8  minutes, 20.11 seconds, placing third in the premier 3000-meter run. Sophomore Oliver Paleen finished 12th also running a personal best of 8:33.69.
Redshirt sophomore Sam Amusan competed in the pro men’s 200-meter dash, finishing 10th in 22.69. Sophomore Elliott Harris ran a time of 22.03 to finish fourth in the premier 200-meter dash.

In the 600 meters, freshman Jalen Williams placed seventh in 1:21.93 while Liam Belson took 10th in 1:22.91 .


Up Next

Day two of the Larry Wieczorek Invitational begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The Badger throwers head to the Red Hawk Opener at Ripon, Wisconsin, beginning at 11 a.m.
Friday Results
Pole vault
2. Hunter Cook: 15-9
10. Quinn Lansill: 13-1 ½
200-meter dash Premier
4. Elliott Harris: 22.03
200-meter dash Hawkeye Pro
10. Sam Amusan: 22.69
600-meter Premier
7. Jalen Williams: 1:21.93
10. Liam Belson: 1:22.91
12. Robert Hatch: 1:24.54
3000-meter Premier
3. Sam Craig: 8:20.11 PR
12. Oliver Paleen: 8:33.69 PR
21. Derick Peters: 8:43.77

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