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Crusaders post high marks at Duke Invite, Chicagoland Championships
Andrew Rixon took 10th in the hammer throw at the Duke Invitational.
Andrew Rixon took 10th in the hammer throw at the Duke Invitational.

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Sophomore Jeremy Getz (Colorado Springs, Colo.) placed third in the javelin throw to lead the Valparaiso men’s track team at the Duke Invitational on Friday in Durham, N.C.

Getz had a best throw of 188’ 4”, which was nearly eight feet better than the fourth-place finisher.

Senior Andrew Rixon (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) finished 10th in the hammer throw with a mark of 154’.

The Crusaders also competed at the Chicagoland Championships in Romeoville, Ill.

Junior Matthew Pryzbyla (Whitmore Lake, Mich./Pinckney) placed sixth in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 32:46.92.

Freshman Elijah Owen (LaPorte, Ind./LaPorte) took 11th in the high jump by clearing 6’ 0 ¾”.

The Crusaders return to action on Saturday for the final day of competition at both the Duke Invitational and the Chicagoland Championships.

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