Many Strong Performances for Men’s Track and Field at BenU

On April 15–16, the Illinois Tech Men’s Track and Field team competed at the Benedictine University Relays, recording many strong performances.

Meet Highlights

  • In the 5000m run, Cole Dammeier placed 13th at 16:07.56. 
  • In the triple jump, Saisaketh Valluri placed 22nd at 12.00m. He also led the way in the long jump with a 26th place finish (6.37m).
  • David Foreman placed 35th in the discus with a 35.04m mark. He also placed 41st in the javelin (33.24m).
  • Demis Thomas (62nd, 11.74s), Valluri (65th place, 11.81s), and Kwame Opoku (71st, 12.33s) all competed in the 100m dash. Opoku also competed in the 200m dash (26.06s).

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will compete next at the Concordia University Chicago Cougar Invitational. Meet time is set for 10:30 a.m.