Men’s Track and Field Earns Fifth Place Finish at UChicago

The Illinois Tech Men’s Track and Field team competed at the Tom Bradley Invitational at the University of Chicago on February 17. The Scarlet Hawks placed fifth with a total of 43 points.

Meet Highlights

  • Illinois Tech was strong in the 60 Meter Dash, as Demis Thomas (10th, 7.49s) and Oluwaseun Ogunsanya (11th, 7.50s) placed in the top half of the event.
  • Ogunsanya (sixth, 23.89s) and Thomas (seventh, 23.94s) also placed in the top ten of the 200 Meter Dash.
  • Tom Doyle was strong in the 800 Meter Run, placing fifth with a time of 2:03.17. Cole Dammeier was not far behind, finishing in ninth place (2:06.29).
  • Dammeier was a force in the 1 Mile Run, clocking in with a 4:34.92 time and a third-place performance.
  • In the 4×400 Meter Relay, the team of Doyle, Anthony Tuman, Ogunsanya, and Dammeier placed fourth with a time of 3:38.12.
  • Ryan Fagan placed fourth in the high jump with a 1.74m mark.
  • After winning the long jump at Ripon, Saisaketh Valluri placed fifth in this week’s event with an impressive 6.10m mark.
  • Joseph Yassin was strong in the Shot Put (third, 13.95m) and weight throw (third, 15.47m).

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will be back in action on Friday, March 2 at the Gill Athletics Final Qualifier at Carthage College. The meet is set to begin at 3 p.m.