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Bulldogs compete in lone home track meet of the season

The FSU men’s and women’s track teams competed at the Bulldog Invitational at Top Taggart Field on April 8 in their only home meet of the season.

For the women’s team, sophomore Zoey Hohmann won the 400 meters with a time of 57.27 and finished second in the 200-meter race. Senior Amy Joostberns finished second in the discus throw, while freshman Jessica Pilling finished second in the hammer throw.

Freshman runner Samantha Johnson earned second-place finishes in the 800 meters and 1,500 meters. Sophomore Christa Cwiek earned a fourth-place finish in the javelin throw for the Bulldogs.

For the men’s team, sophomore Ryan Chute finished second in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8:42.78. The Bulldog men’s team placed sixth in the 4×400-meter relay as well.

Sophomore J.J. Vandenburg claimed fifth place in the hammer throw, while sophomore Derrick Bartlett finished seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.89.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on April 16 in Midland at the Northwood Invitational.

Photos courtesy of Brock Copus.