Calvin Men's Track and Field Put Up Personal Best Times at Hillsdale Gina Relays

Calvin Men's Track and Field Put Up Personal Best Times at Hillsdale Gina Relays

HILLSDALE, Mich. - The Calvin men's track and field team kicked off competition at the Hillsdale Gina Relays Thursday night.

In the men's 5,000 meter open race, Calvin had a plethora of personal-best performances.

Freshman Justin Varineau (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) took 14th with a career-best time of 15:05.39 while freshman Jonathan Ellis (Baltimore, Md./Towson HS) was 15th with a career-best time of 15:06.09.

Freshman Micah Meindertsma (Caledonia, Mich./Caledonia HS) was 25th in a career-best tie of 15:13.96. Freshman Jonathan Randall (Hopkington, Mass./Whitinsville Christian HS) was 44th in a career-best time of 15:26.10.

Freshman Noah Cummisford (Mequon, Wisc./Homestead HS) was 50th in a career-best time of 15:29.42. Senior Mark DeJong (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) was 52nd in a time of 15:30.90.

Sophomore Jacob Pettinga (Saugutuck, Mich./Saugutuck HS) was 56th in a career-best time of 15:31.12. Sophomore Jason Klaasen (Jenison, Mich./Unity Christian HS) also had a career-best time of 15:46.78.