Selected members of the Valparaiso track and field teams concluded action on Saturday at the Raleigh Relays at North Carolina State.
In the men’s hammer throw, the “Jacob” duo of senior Jacob Frey (St. Paul, Minn./Roseville Area) and junior Jacob Smutz (West Lafayette, Ind./Harrison) each finished in the top 15. Frey threw 55.90m/183-5 to finish in 11th, while Smutz threw 55.26/181-3 to take 15th.
The “Sarah” duo of junior Sarah Peters (LaGrange, Ill./Lyons Township) and senior Sarah Drozdowski (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) both finished in the top 14 in their respective events. Peters took 13th in the women’s pole vault with a height of 3.35m/10-11.75, while Drozdowski threw a season best 47.64m/156-3 in the hammer throw to finish in 14th.
In the men’s javelin, senior Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo./Harrison) finished 23rd with a heave of 47.73m/156-7.
Sophomore Justin Zosso (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton) finished in 26th in the men’s pole vault with a mark of 4.40m/14-5.25.
The Crusaders return to the track next Saturday when they travel to the DePauw Outdoor Invitational.