Men’s Track and Field Ends Indoor Season Strong

The Illinois Tech Men’s Track and Field team competed in the Gill Athletics Final Qualifier on March 2 in the final indoor meet of the season, which was unscored.
Meet Highlights
  • Brendan Batliner was strong in the 400 Meter Dash, placing second with a time of 52.89s.
  • A top-five finish for Cole Dammeier in the 1 Mile Run has become commonplace. He finished fourth with a time of 4:35.58. Anthony Tuman (eighth, 4:40.63) and Tom Doyle (13th, 4:44.67) were also strong.
  • In the 800 Meter Run, Doyle (8th, 2:02.94), Dammeier (10th, 2:04.09), and Tuman (12th, 2:04.46) also combined to lead Illinois Tech.
  • In the 55 Meter Dash Oluwaseun Ogunsanya (15th, 6.94s), Demis Thomas (16th, 6.95s), and Brandon Bortei-Doku (19th, 7.12s) all finished in the Top 20. The trio followed that up with great times in the 200 Meter Dash, with Ogunsanya (fifth, 23.51s) leading the way in front of Thomas (13th, 24.07s) and Bortei-Doku (17th, 24.45s).
  • Batliner, Ogunsanya, Doyle, and Tuman combined to lead Illinois Tech in the 4×400 Meter Relay, placing second with a time of 3:36.43.
  • Joseph Yassin placed fifth in the weight throw at 14.01m.
Up Next
  • The Scarlet Hawks will open the outdoor season on Saturday, March 24 at noon at the Augustana College Early Spring Opener.