Hillsdale - Men's track team earns several top finishes in running events at the Northwest Ohio Open

Hillsdale - Men's track team earns several top finishes in running events at the Northwest Ohio Open

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January 21, 2012 – Members of the Hillsdale College men’s indoor track team were running through the finish line all night at the Northwest Ohio Open Friday, held at the University of Findlay.



The final results of several running events were dominated by Chargers, including the mile run, which saw Hillsdale take three of the top four spots. Freshman Matthew Perkins led the group with a first-place time of 4:19.67.



Sophomore Maurice Jones finished slightly ahead of teammate Michael Shaw in the 200 meter dash, with a time of 22.68 seconds. Jones also teamed up with Michael Finch, Matthew Raffin and Jared Van Dyke in the winning 4x400 meter relay event with a time of 3:27.95.



Senior Will Danko sprinted to first place in the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.09 seconds. Senior Jeff Wysong was first in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:57.82. He was three seconds ahead of teammate and second-place finisher Jerry Perkins, who clocked in at 2:00.13.

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