Posted: Jan 19, 2018
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Illinois Tech's women's track and field team was busy on Friday night, partaking in North Central College's Cardinal Opener. The Scarlet Hawks finished in eighth place in the meet.
- Tom Doyle stood out for the Scarlet Hawks, placing 15th in the 800 Meter Run at 2:05.13. He also finished 18th in the mile with a time of 4:49.24.
- Anthony Tuman was also strong in the mile, placing 23rd at 4:55.78. He also placed 23rd in the 800 Meter Run (2:10.23).
- Cole Dammeier placed 12th in the 3000 Meter Run with a time of 9:32.43.
- Zander Wigney (14th, 53.33s) and Brendan Batliner (16th, 53.51s) both competed well in the 400 Meter Dash.
- Tech's 4x400 Meter Relay team of Oluwaseun Ogunsanya, Wigney, Demis Thomas, and Batliner was also strong, placing 10th with a time of 3:40.09.
- Barry Brookins' top event was the weight throw, where he placed 11th with an 11.37m mark.
- Saisaketh Valluri placed 15th in the long jump (5.89m).
- Tech will compete in Illinois Wesleyan's Top Times Titan Open on Saturday, January 27.