The 4x400-meter relay team and Elijah Owen (LaPorte, Ind./LaPorte) each recorded sixth-place finishes at the Horizon League Indoor Championships at the Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio on Sunday afternoon.
The Crusaders finished in sixth-place. Loyola won the meet, and Milwaukee took second.
Owen set a season-best in the high jump, clearing 6’2 ¾”.
The relay squad of Andrew Butts (Clayton, Ohio/Northmont), Chad Brooks (Hobart, Ind./Hobart), Antwon Hatchett (Indianapolis, Ind./Warren Central) and Kevin Adamik (Elmhurst, Ill./York Community) loped more than seven seconds off the previous season-best time of the year, finishing with a time of 3:20.91.
Wally Bradford (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago) finished eighth in the one-mile run, crossing the line with a time of 4:19.80.
Jacob Frey (St. Paul, Minn/Roseville Area) finished eighth in the shot put with a mark of 40’9 ½”. Ethan Killian (Nappanee, Ind./Northwood) and Cory VanArnum (Jacksonville, Fla./Admiral Farragut Academy) finished ninth and 10th, respectively.
The outdoor season for the Crusaders begins on Saturday, Mar. 23 at the Gene and Rose Edmonds Invitational in Rensselaer, Ind.