Hope Men - Nicholas Salomon Runner-Up in 800 Meters at GVSU Al Owens Classic

Hope Men - Nicholas Salomon Runner-Up in 800 Meters at GVSU Al Owens Classic

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Nicholas Salomon raced to a runner-up, 800-meter performance at the Grand Valley State University Al Owens Classic this weekend.



The senior from Troy, Michigan (Detroit Jesuit) posted a second-place time of 800 meters of 1 minute, 51.96 seconds.



Salomon was edged at the finish line by Brent Rodden of Siena Heights, who went 1:51.22.



The Flying Dutchmen had a 14th-place score of 10.33 points.



It was a 24-team meet with NCAA Division II & III competitors, as well as NAIA teams.



Hope's 4x400 relay of freshman Joshua Izenbart of Glenwood, Illinois (Homewood-Flossmoor), senior Cameron Jones of Holland, Michigan (Black River), sophomore Tucker Gibbons of Fowlerville, Michigan (Fowlerville), and Salomon were seventh in 3:24.54.



Izenbart also tied for eighth in the high jump after clearing 1.89 meters (6 feet, 2 ¼ inches).



The Flying Dutchmen's next meet is Friday-Saturday, April 28-29 at the Calvin Invitational.

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