Calvin Men's Track and Field Wins Triangular With Alma and Hope
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Calvin men's track and field team captured a non-conference triangular with Alma and Hope Thursday afternoon at Zuidema Field.
Calvin posted a first place team score of 88 points with Hope second with 78.5 and Alma third with 25.5 points.
Junior Brendan VanHouten (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) winning the hammer throw (165-3) and discus throw (152-4) while also placing second in the shot put (44-5).
Sophomore Jayvin Wolfe (Middleton, Mich./Fulton HS) was the winner in the shot put with a heave of 44-10.
Junior Alex Williams (Mequon, Wisc./Homestead HS) was a winner in the 110 high hurdles (15.71). Senior Noah Buteyn (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) won the 400 meter dash (50.00) while sophomore Sam Veenstra (North Haledon, NJ/Eastern Christian HS) won the 400 meter hurdles (56.92).
Senior Andrew Philipose (Mount Prospect, Il./John Hersey HS) won the 3,000 meter run (8:59.35).
Freshman Matthew Blanker (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) won the 800 meters (2:02.68) with senior Jacob Stout (Escondido, Ca./Escondido Calvin Christian HS) taking home the win in the pole vault (14-0).
Calvin returns to action next Saturday, competing at the Hillsdale Invitational next April 6 and 7.