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Result: 5th of 11 teams

Men's Track and Field at Tostrud Classic

Saturday, February 17th, 2018 – 10:30 a.m. at Northfield, Minn. - Tostrud Center

Mueller wins 1000 as Knights finish fifth at Tostrud Classic

Lucas Mueller
Lucas Mueller
Photo: Geoffrey Mo '19

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – Lucas Mueller (Fy./St. Paul, Minn./Nova Classical Academy) won the 1000-meter run at the Tostrud Classic as the Carleton College men’s indoor track and field team participated in their final meet prior to next week’s MIAC Championships. The Knights finished fifth out of 11 teams at the meet.

Mueller posted a time of 2:29.2, the top performance in the MIAC this season by more than two seconds.

The Knights had 10 additional top-five placements at the meet:
Alex Schneider (Jr./Bellingham, Wash./Sehome) and Michael Hoffert (Sr./East Montpelier, Vt./Union 32) finished third and fourth, respectively, in the 5000-meter run with times of 16:23.05 and 16:34.13.
• Bryan Richter (So./Des Moines, Iowa/Lincoln) clocked a season-best time of 7.12 in the 60-meter dash, good for second place on the day and 10th in the MIAC this season.
• Camden Sikes (Sr./Berkeley, Calif./Berkeley) placed fifth (season-best 4:30.04) to pace eight Knights in the mile run.
• Zach Kulstad (Fy./Savage Minn./Prior Lake) and Richter reached the line with season-best times of 22.91 and 23.17, respectively, to place fourth and fifth in the 200-meter dash.
• Peter Keel (So./Roseville, Minn./Roseville) took second place in the long jump with a season-best distance of 6.36 meters and finished third in the triple jump with a measurement of 13.08 meters.
• Kulstad and Jack Buckner (Sr./Seattle, Wash./Northwest) finished third and fourth in the high jump, clearing 1.83 meters and 1.78 meters, respectively.

The MIAC Championships begin on Thursday, Feb. 22 with the heptathlon. The rest of the meet gets rolling on Friday.


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