Meijer, Ellenberg, and Liking sweep 5,000 meters

Meijer, Ellenberg, and Liking sweep 5,000 meters

TAMPA, Fla. – The Wisconsin men’s track and field team finished the two-day USF Bulls Invitational meet in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday  

Badgers Sweep 5,000 run

Great Britain native Jack Meijer won the men’s 5,000-meter run on Friday, running 14 minutes, 57.37 seconds. Badgers Rowen Ellenberg and Bob Liking followed right after, with Ellenberg second in 14:57.42 and Liking in third at 14:57.64.

On Friday, Cole Hooper finished seventh in the hammer throw with a toss of 198-3

Freshman Giovanni Wearing placed eighth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 57.11

On Saturday, the redshirt-junior Jason Swarens threw a personal best of 171-9 in the discus, finishing seventh.

Wearing placed sixth in the 110-meter hurdles running a wind-aided time of 14.32. 

Freshman Jalen Williams took fourth in the 400-meter dash in 47.73

Up Next

The Badgers travel to Stanford, California, for the Stanford Invitational on March 31-April 1  

Final Results


Hammer Throw:

7. Cole Hooper: 194-8

12. Jason Swarens: 181-2

400-meter hurdles

8. Giovanni Wearing: 57.11

5,000 meters

1. Jack Meijer: 14:57.37

2. Rowen Ellenberg: 14:57.42

3. Bob Liking: 14:57.64


Discus Throw

7. Jason Swarens: 171-9

110-meter hurdles

6. Giovanni Wearing: 14.32 (w/a +4.7)

400 meter

4. Jalen Williams: 47.73

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