April 6, 2009

Partial Butler Squad Competes At DePauw Invitational

April 6, 2009

Butler opened the 2009 outdoor track and field season with partial men's and women's teams competing at the DePauw Invitational in Greencastle on Saturday, April 2. The Butler men placed 11th, while Butler's women tied for eighth.

Junior Whitney Turner had Butler's top performance of the day with a runner-up finish in the women's 1,500 meter run. She crossed the finish line in 4:45.24, just over a second faster than teammate Sara Bird who placed fourth. Junior Marbeth Shiell also placed in the event, finishing eighth in 4:53.36.

The Bulldogs also picked up a pair of fourth place finishes from Jessica Langsdon in the women's 400 meter dash (1:01.45) and sophomore Lindsey Corbitt in the women's 400 meter hurdles (1:09.89).

Senior Tyler Kos, who placed seventh in the men's 400 meter hurdles in 57.30, had the top finish among Butler's men.

DePauw Invitational Results

Women's 200: 24. Kelsey Druckman, 28.06
Women's 400: 4. Jessica Langsdon, 1:01.45
Women's 800: 20. Erica Hunt, 2:32.21; 21. Amanda Zolman, 2:32.21; 23. Whitney Turner, 2:33.55; 30. Sarah Hawkins, 2:44.29
Women's 1,500: 2. Whitney Turner, 4:45.24; 4. Sara Bird, 4:46.45; 8. Marbeth Shiell, 4:53.36; 13. Lauren Haberkorn, 5:04.62; 16. Mary Andorfer, 5:07.75
Women's 5000: 7. Bonnie Kaminsky, 19:03.06
Women's 400 Hurdles: 4. Lindsey Corbitt, 1:09.89
Women's 4 X 100 Relay: 7. Butler, 51.96
Women's 4 X 400 Relay: 7. Butler, 4:16.29
Women's High Jump: 7. Rachel Jusczak, 4-10.25; 9. Amanda Zolman, 4-08.25

Men's 110 Hurdles: 10. Brent Sever, 16.67
Men's 400 Hurdles: 7. Tyler Kos, 57.30
Men's 1,500: 8. Graham Fishell, 4:06.95; 23. Taylor Eaton, 4:18.18; 24. Orion Wenrich, 4:18.77
Men's Shot Put: 11. Brad Owen, 39-10.50; 12. Nathan Harter, 39-05.00
Men's Discus: 15. Nathan Harter, 121-07; 16. Brad Owen, 120-11