First place track finishers included Sam Hauck 06 in the 1000 meter run with a time of 2:32.44 and Kelly Fulton 05 in the 3000 meter run with a time of 8:48.41. Right behind Hauck, Paul Sovik-Siemens 05 finished third in the 1000 meter run. Jason Havey 06 trailed Fulton by 12 seconds to finish fourth in the 3000.
In the field, Evan Sundquist 05 jumped 21 feet for first place in the long jump. Jason Roberts 07 finished in third with a jump of 20 feet 10 inches.
MIAC Field Athlete of the week Peter Cathcart 06 took first in the shot put with a throw of 52 feet, 4 and 3/4 inches and fifth in the weight throw.
Other notable St. Olaf performances included the 4 x 400 relay teams second-place finish and time of 3:23.65. The Oles were beat by a strong St. Thomas team but came in 4 seconds ahead of the other competitors. They currently have the second-fastest time in the MIAC.
Jesse Horst had a solid 800 meter run, coming in second with a time of 1:57.90, just 0.3 seconds behind the winner from UW-Stout.
Horace Gant 08 placed second in the 55 meter dash final after winning his preliminary heat while Trey Williams 05 finished 0.08 seconds behind him for fifth in the final.
Dane Hamann 06 also finished third in the 600 yard run with a time of 1:17.30. Malcolm Richards 05 ran a close mile race, finishing in fourth place, 3 seconds behind the winner.
The 2005 MIAC Indoor Championship Meet will be held Friday and Saturday at Concordia in Moorhead, Minn. The team is coming off a second-place finish a year ago, a performance that earned MIAC coach of the Year honors for Bill Thornton.
Action gets underway at Friday at 5:30 p.m.