Men’s Track and Field Wraps Up Season at Valpo

The Illinois Tech Men’s Track and Field team traveled to Valparaiso University on April 28 to close out the season at the Crusader Open. Illinois Tech placed third with a total of 51 points.

Meet Highlights

  • In the 400 Meter Dash, Brendan Batliner came in fourth place at 52.15s.
  • Demis Thomas was strong in the 200 Meter Dash, placing fourth with a time of 23.34s.
  • Austin Worley finished fourth in the 100 Meter Dash (12.79s) and sixth in the 200 Meter Dash (25.90s).
  • Saisaketh Valluri put together one of his best meets in the long jump. He placed fourth at 6.12m.
  • Illinois Tech had a strong day in throws as well. Barry Brookins led the way in discus (38.16m, fifth place), Joseph Yassin placed fifth in the hammer throw (39.83m), and David Foreman led Illinois Tech in the javelin throw (32.36m, seventh place).
  • In the 5000 Meter Run, Cole Dammeier was the fifth-place finisher (16:19.05).