MARIETTA, Ohio --
The Union College track & field teams opened their 2012 indoor season on Saturday at the Marietta Open #2, held at the Dyson Buado Recreation Center.
Individually in the event for the women's team, Kierra Holmes
had the teams best finish in an event, finishing third in the 400m dash, crossing the finish line in 1:04.79. In field events, Feiarra Foster
competed in the shot put, and finished 11th after a throw of 25 feet, 11.25 inches.
On the men's side, Corey Niebel
registered the best finish in the track events, placing third in the 300m dash in 38.02. Ben Verge
also finished seventh in the same event with a time of 44.30.
In the men's field events, Andrew Johnston
was fifth in the pole vault with a 13 foot, 0.25 inch effort. Neibel took part in the long jump, finishing sixth with a leap of 20 feet, two inches, while William White
finished 13th in the shot put (35 feet, two inches) and ninth in the weight throw (38 feet, 2.25 inches) to round things out for the Bulldogs.
Union returns to the track on Friday when they take part in the Findlay Classic in Finlday, Ohio.