Bucholz Posts Four Wins At Marquette
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (April 2, 2010) - Senior Tyler Bucholz won two individual events and ran with a pair of first-place relays to lead the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's track and field team in a dual meet at Marquette Friday afternoon.
The Golden Eagles scored a 95-88 win over the Panthers at Bus Shimek Track.
Bucholz ran 11.13 in winning the 100m and was victorious in the 200m with as time of 21.72. Sophomore Jake Spaciel was runner-up in the 200m with a time of 22.75 and added a win of his own in the 400m, crossing the line in 49.23. Bucholz led the 4x100m relay, which consisted of sophomores Drew Feuk and Jake Whitewater and freshman Dan Simon, to a time of 42.36. The 4x400m finished in 3:20.11, with Whitewater, Spaciel and freshman Ryan Weir rounding out the quartet.
Senior Quinn Mongoven also had a strong meet, tying his own school record in winning the high jump and picking up another win in the long jump. In the high jump, he cleared 6-11, while he leapt a personal-best 23-3 1/4 in the long jump. That distance is fifth in school history.
Whitewater was runner-up to Mongoven in the long jump, jumping the sixth-best distance in school history of 23-2 1/2. He also won the triple jump with his leap of 44-11. Senior Josh Zill was second to Whitewater in that event, with a jump of 43-11 1/4.
Feuk was also a multiple-event winner, taking top honors in both the 110m hurdles and the javelin. In the hurdles, he finished in 15.39, ahead of Simon in second with a time of 17.09. Feuk threw 150-8 in winning the javelin.
Sophomore Zack Gowdy rounded out the Panther winners, as he cleared 15-1 in the pole vault. Milwaukee also got a pair of top-three finishes from sophomore thrower Matt Jensen. Freshmen Ryan Weir and John Simons also had top-three finishes of their own.
Jensen had personal records in both the hammer throw and discus. In the hammer, his throw of 165-10 is fourth in school history and placed him second. He tossed 151-0 in the discus for third. Weir ran 1:56.07 as runner-up in the 800m and Simons took third in the 1500m with a time of 4:02.90.
Freshman Ryan Rayeske represented the Panthers in the decathlon at the Big Blue Classic in Charleston, Ill. Rayeske scored 5,546 points for third place.
UWM returns to action next week, heading to the Sea Ray Relays, April 7-10, in Knoxville, Tenn.