May 14, 2011

Kris Gauson Wins At Cardinal Twilight

Cardinal Twilight Results

LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Kris Gauson closed out the regular season with an individual win to pace a small Butler’s track and field contingent at the Cardinal Twilight, hosted by the University of Louisville on Friday (May 13) night.

Gauson led a field of 47 runners in the men’s 800 meter run, crossing the finish line in 1:49.43.  He was the lone runner in the field to break 1:50.  Teammate Craig Jordan came in sixth in the race in 1:51.80.

Butler also placed two runners in the “Top 10” in the women’s 1500 meter run.  Kirsty Legg came in fifth in the event in 4:26.96, while Kaitlyn Love finished ninth in 4:39.82.

Matt Proctor posted a ninth place finish in the men’s 3,000 meter steeplechase in 9:19.92, while Tom Brueggemann came in 10th in the men’s 100 in 11.48.  Brueggemann also placed 19th in the men’s 200 in 22.34.

Alex Berry finished 12th in the men’s 400 in 48.74.

The meet was Butler’s last competition until the NCAA East Regionals, which begin on May 27.