Calvin Men's Track & Field Claim Seventh Consecutive MIAA Championships Title

Calvin Men's Track & Field Claim Seventh Consecutive MIAA Championships Title

HOLLAND, Mich. – The Calvin Men's Track and Field claimed their seventh consecutive MIAA title with a score of 180 at the MIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Brewer Track. 

Starting with the 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, Caleb Furguson crossed the finish line first with a time of 9:21.82. Addison Smith finished in third place with a time of 9:38.35 followed by Jacob Pettinga in fifth with a 10:02.

In the 4x100 Meter Relay, the team of Lee Barents, Joshua King, Jacob Williams and Matthew Vos finished in sixth place with a time of 44.67. 

Moving on to the 1,500 Meter Run, Tyler Johnson took fourth place recording a time of 4:02.49. 

In the 100 Meter Hurdles, Alex Williams hurdled to a time of 15.53 to finish in fourth place.  

The Knights dominated in the 800 Meter Run. Winning was Hames Jeninga with a time of 1:53.41. Luke Peterson finished fourth with a time of 1:54.98 followed by Josh Van Dyk in sixth with a 2:00.32. 

In the 400 Meter Hurdles, Sam Veenstra claimed the third-place spot with a time of 55.72. 

Moving on to the 200 Meter Dash, Vos bolted to a fifth-place finish time of 22.41. 

Calvin had a dominant showing in the 5,000 Meter Run as Johnson finished in second with a time of 15:23.07. Justin Varineau was fourth with a time of 15L28.25 followed by Noah Cummisford right behind him in fifth with a 15:30.29.

In the 4x400 Meter Relay, the team of Vos, Veenstra, Peterson and Jeninga finished in second place compiling a time of 3:23.11. 

Calvin had two top finishers in the Javelin. Jordan Jorritsma was fifth hauling a throw of 141-4. Klein VerHill was sixth with a 140-10. 

In the Triple Jump, Lee Barents was sixth with leap of 44-4 ¼.

Winning the Discus Throw was Brendan VanHouten with a haul of 166-6. Bryce Reynolds was third with a 137-7.

In the High Jump, Jacob Williams was sixth with a height of 6 ¾.

Jonathan Walt finished in third place in the Pole Vault with a height of 13-11 ¼.

The Knights return to action on Thursday as they head to Naperville, Ill. to compete at North Central.