Men's Track

2008-09 News – Outdoor Season

May 1, 2009

FSU Women Eighth, Men Ninth At GLIAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships

The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field squads wrapped up action in the 2009 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championships on Friday (May 1) at Hillsdale, Mich.

The Bulldog women placed eighth in the two-day event with 38 points at Hillsdale College's Ken Herrick Track. Meanwhile, the men's squad took ninth place overall with nine points.

Grand Valley State captured the women's team title with 267 points while Ashland won the men's crown with 193 points.

Bulldog sophomore Tina Muir won the 5,000 meters (16:56.48) while setting a new GLIAC meet record and surpassing the national automatic qualification mark in the event.

Senior Mikinzie Start earned runner-up honors in the 1,500 meters (4:34.89) while senior Krystle Wilson finished third in the 400 meters (57.85) and fourth in the 200 meters (25.85).

Sophomore Paige Onweller placed sixth in the 1,500 meters (4:45.27), sophomore Nikki Wiers took seventh place in the 800 meters (2:19.69) and sophomore Megan Josey was eighth in the 5,000 meters (18:20.46).

FSU's quartet of junior Sarah Thomas, Wiers, Onweller and Stuart also was sixth overall in the 4x400-meter relay (4:11.41).

In the men's competition, junior Greg Burns led Ferris with a fifth-place effort in the pole vault (16-00.75) where he topped his own third-place mark on the school's all-time outdoor leaders list.

Senior Mike Mangieri placed sixth in the 5,000 meters (15:11.47) and freshman Tyler Crossman came in eighth (15:17.83) in the same event.

Ferris also was eighth overall in the men's 4x400-meter relay (3:28.92) with a team consisting of seniors Joe Period and Matt Jozwiak along with junior Justin Price and sophomore Alex Best.

Jozwiak, who had the second-fastest preliminary round time, wound up ninth in the 800 meters (2:00.51).

The Bulldogs will send selected student-athletes to the Michigan Len Paddock Invitational next week (May 8-9) in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Next week's meet will give individuals one last chance to reach national qualification marks for the NCAA-II Outdoor Track and Field Championships slated for May 21-23 in San Angelo, Texas.

FSU currently has five national qualifiers this season in Stuart (800, 1500), Muir (1500, 5000), Onweller (1500), Jozwiak (800) and Burns (pole vault). Stuart is an automatic qualifier in the 1,500 meters and Muir has automatically qualified in the 5,000 meters while the others are national provisional qualification marks.

Please visit the link below for final results:

Final Results


April 25, 2009

Ferris Athletes Perform Well At Hillsdale "Gina" Relays

The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams sent selected student-athletes to the annual Hillsdale "Gina" Relays held this past weekend (April 23-25) in Hillsdale, Mich.

A number of teams from all levels competed in the annual event, which attracts top talent from around the state and the country each year at Ken Herrick Track.

Bulldog senior Mikinzie Stuart was third overall in the women's 1,500-meter invite field (4:26.53) with a time that surpassed the NCAA-II National Automatic qualifying mark.

Sophomore Tina Muir took fourth place in the 5,000-meter invitational field (17:11.37) and provisionally qualified in the event for the national meet.

Sophomore Paige Onweller placed 10th in the 1,500-meter invite (4:37.41) while reaching the national provisional qualification time.

Finally, junior Megan Josey was 12th in the 5,000 meters (18:55.06) for the Bulldog women.

Junior Greg Burns placed third overall in the pole vault (15-11) to guide the men's squad. His effort represented the third-best all-time outdoor effort in school history and was a national provisional mark.

Freshman Tyler Crossman was 16th in the 5,000 meters (15:33.94), junior Justin Price finished 17th in the 400 meters (50.15) and sophomore Chris Skory was 18th in the javelin (139-00).

Junior Matt Jozwiak placed 19th in the men's 800 meters (1:55.92) for FSU.

The meet served as a final tune-up for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which will also be hosted by Hillsdale this coming week.

Action in the conference meet starts on Thursday (April 30) at 3 p.m. (EDT) and runs throughout the evening. Friday's (May 1) competition will begin at 11 a.m. (EDT) and conclude during the late afternoon hours.

Please visit the link below for final results:

Final Results


April 18, 2009

Bulldogs Win Six Events At Annual Northwood Open

The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams combined for six first-place finishes as the Bulldogs competed Saturday (April 18) in the annual Northwood Open in Midland, Mich.

The meet featured over 400 student-athletes from schools such as FSU, Northwood, Aquinas, Hope, Davenport, Saginaw Valley State, Alma and Lake Superior State along with unattached competitors. No team scoring was kept.

FSU senior Krystle Wilson won both the 200 meters (25.71) and the 400 meters (58.41).

Fellow senior Mikinzie Stuart was victorious in the 800 meters (2:12.71) and sophomore Tina Muir placed first in the 1,500 meters (4:33.27). Stuart's performance was the fourth-fastest outdoor time in Bulldog history while Muir's effort ranks as the third-fastest clocking all-time in the 1,500 meters at FSU. Both also met national provisional qualifying time in their respective events.

Sophomore Paige Onweller earned runner-up laurels in the 1,500 meters (4:43.18). Junior Emily Cross finished third in the high jump (5-3).

Sophomore Megan Josey was fourth in the 5,000 meters (18:45.28), sophomore Nikki Wiers took fifth place in the 800 meters (2:23.39) and freshman Elizabeth Troost placed fifth in the 3,000 meters (12:54.63).

FSU also placed second in the women's 4x400-meter relay (4:10.79) with a team consisting of Onweller, Wiers, Stuart and junior Sarah Thomas.

On the men's side, junior Matt Jozwiak won the 800 meters (1:51.53) while breaking the school's outdoor record and meeting the national provisional qualifying time in the event.

Junior Greg Burns took first place in the pole vault (15-3). Sophomore Paul Stergiadis came in fourth overall in the javelin (155-3).

The Bulldogs will have their final tune-up for the 2009 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Championships this week (April 23-25) as they are slated to compete in the annual Hillsdale "Gina" Relays.

The league meet will also be held at Hillsdale the following week (April 30-May 1).

Please visit the link below for final results:

Final Results


April 11, 2009

Selected Athletes Compete In Prestigious Meet

The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams sent selected student-athletes to the prestigious Sea Ray Relays hosted by the University of Tennessee in Knoxville this weekened (April 9-11).

The large meet included student-athletes from several levels of competition, including NCAA Division I schools such as Kentucky, Tennessee, Seton Hall, Southern Illinois, Indiana, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech among others.

Sophomore Tina Muir paced the Bulldogs with a third-place effort in the women's 3,000 meters (9:57.10).

Senior Mikinzie Stuart took 15th place in the 1,500 meters (4:33.07) while sophomore Paige Onweller placed 28th (4:41.35) in the same event for the women's squad.

In the men's competition, FSU junior Greg Burns tied for eighth place in the pole vault (15-7).

FSU also took 10th place in the men's distance medley relay (10:18.53).

Senior Mike Mangieri placed 12th in the 5,000-meter run invitational field (15:07.49), junior Matt Jozwiak was 29th in the 800 meters (1:55.83) and junior Justin Price placed 35th in the 400 meters (50.04).

Ferris State will next take part in the Northwood Invitational on Saturday, April 18, starting at 10 a.m. (EDT) in Midland, Mich.

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Final Results


April 4, 2009

Bulldogs Perform Well In Annual Home Invitational At Top Taggart Field

The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field squads hosted their annual Bulldog Invitational on Saturday (April 4) at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids, Mich.

The non-scoring invitational field included Ferris, Northwood, Lake Superior State, Adrian, Davenport and Olivet along with unattached athletes.

Although the teams battled windy and chilly conditions throughout the day, the Bulldogs were still able to post a number of impressive performances in their lone home meet of the year. FSU won seven of the women's events along with five men's events.

Ferris senior Mikinzie Stuart was a double-winner for the women as she claimed first place honors in the 1,500 meters (4:51.21) and led a Bulldog sweep of the top four positions in the 800 meters (2:18.03).

Senior Krystle Wilson also posted two wins as she took both the 200 meters (25.44) and the 400 meters (59.72) for FSU.

Junior Emily Cross won the 100-meter hurdles (15.73), freshman Jessica Schewe claimed the pole vault (9-0) and sophomore Megan Josey was victorious in the 5,000 meters (18:56.60).

FSU sophomore Tina Muir earned runner-up honors in the 800 meters (2:19.13) while sophomore Paige Onweller took second place in the 1,500 meters (4:56.21) along with third place in the 800 meters (2:25.04).

Sophomore Amy Joostberns placed second in both the discus (118-3) and javelin (99-5). Cross also added a third-place effort in the high jump (5-1) while junior Sarah Thomas finished third in the 400-meter hurdles (1:11.44) and freshman Andrea Fogle was third in the discus (118-0).

Finally, sophomore Jade Kaufman earned fourth-place honors in the 400 meters (1:03.01) while sophomore Nikki Wiers placed fourth in the 800 meters (2:27.42) for the women's team.

In the men's competition, the Bulldogs had five individual winners on the day.

Junior Greg Burns captured the pole vault (15-7.50), junior Justin Price took the 400 meters (50.27), senior Mike Mangieri won the 1,500 meters (4:14.77), freshman Tyler Crossman finished first in the 5,000 meters (16:05.88) and junior Matt Jozwiak placed first in the 800 meters (1:58.57).

The Bulldogs received a second-place finish by junior Curtis Begley in the 5,000 meters (16:34.76) and the quartet of Price, Mangieri, Jozwiak and senior Joe Periord earned runner-up honors in the 4x400-meter relay (3:29.56). Sophomore Paul Stergiadis took second place in the javelin (143-9).

Senior Justin Trombley was third in the pole vault (14-0), Price claimed third place in the 200 meters (22.52), Mangieri took third in the 800 meters (1:59.84) while junior Joe Leppek finished fourth in the pole vault (13-0) and sophomore Alex Best came in fourth in the 1,500 meters (4:16.56).

Ferris posted a combined total of 29 top-four efforts in the men's and women's competitions.

The Bulldogs will next return to action by sending selected student-athletes to the prestigious University of Tennessee Sea Ray Relays next Thursday to Saturday, April 9-11, in Knoxville, Tenn.

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Final Results


March 28, 2009

Ferris Opens Outdoor Campaign At North Carolina State Meet

The Ferris State University menís and womenís track and field teams had a number of impressive performances as the Bulldogs officially opened the outdoor campaign by taking part in the 2009 Reebok Raleigh Relays hosted by North Carolina State University this past weekend (March 27-28) in Raleigh, N.C.

The field included hundreds of student-athletes from collegiate institutions at all levels, including schools such as FSU, Grand Valley State, Ashland, NC State, Duke, Charlotte, Hampton, Iowa State, Ohio State, Eastern Kentucky, LaSalle, Belmont, Virginia and many others.

Bulldog sophomore Tina Muir took first place honors in the second section of the womenís 1,500 meters as she ran 4:36.51 in the event. Muir also was 13th overall in the seeded section of the 5,000 meters (16:55.22).

Sophomore Paige Onweller was third in the same section (II) of the 1,500 meters (4:39.45) while senior Mikinzie Stuart took 11th place in the first section of the event (4:36.37).

FSU also was 12th overall in the womenís 4x1500-meter relay (19:47.33).

In the menís competition, senior Mike Mangieri finished sixth for the Bulldogs in the third section of the 5,000 meters (15:12.43). He also was 18th overall in the second section of the 1,500 meters (4:04.03).

Junior Matt Jozwiak captured ninth place in the menís 800-meter invitational field (1:52.13).

Finally, in the fourth section of the menís 5,000 meters, FSU had four of the top 12 individual finishers as junior Curtis Begley was second (16:00.33), junior Brian Reynolds was third (16:00.99), sophomore Derek Childs placed ninth (16:23.72) and sophomore Alex Best came in 12th (16:28.08).

The Bulldogs will return home to host their lone competition in Big Rapids as the annual Bulldog Invitational will take place next Saturday (April 4) starting at 11 a.m. (EDT) at FSUís Top Taggart Field.

Please visit the link below for final results:

Final Results


2008-09 News – Indoor Season

March 14, 2009

Two Bulldogs Claim All-America Honors At National Meet

The Ferris State University track and field program had two student-athletes attain All-America accolades on the final day of action at the 2009 NCAA-II Indoor Championships on Saturday (March 14), which was held in conjunction with the NCAA Division II Winter National Championships Festival in Houston, Texas.

Senior Mikinzie Stuart placed seventh for the Bulldogs in the final round of the women's one mile run as she clocked 4:58.59 in Saturday's event final. The top eight event finishers claimed All-America status.

Stuart previously placed fifth in the first heat of the women's one mile run prelims on Friday (March 13) with a time of 4:56.46.

Senior Matt Jozwiak of the men's squad also earned All-America honors as he took seventh place in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.75 on Saturday. Jozwiak took sixth place in the second heat of the preliminary men's 800 meters on Friday as his opening-round time of 1:54.65 enabled him to be the final qualifier in the event.

Finally, FSU sophomore Tina Muir came up short of earning All-America kudos on Saturday in the women's 5,000 meters as she placed 12th overall (17:28.90) in the field. She held the ninth-best (16:57.70) overall seed time of the 16 individuals who took part in the one section final heading into the national championships.

Both the Bulldog men's and women's indoor squads earned two points apiece at the national meet by virtue of the two All-America finishes.

Stuart previously claimed indoor All-America accolades in 2006 as a member of FSU's record-setting distance medley relay team. This year marked both Jozwiak's and Muir's initial appearances at the national track and field championships although Muir claimed All-America honors last fall by finishing 12th overall at the NCAA-II National Cross Country Championships held in Slippery Rock, Pa.

The University of Houston hosted the 2009 NCAA Division II Winter National Championships Festival. During this Olympic-type event, more than 800 student-athletes battled for NCAA titles in men's and women's track and field, men's and women's swimming and diving, and wrestling. The festival is being held over a five-day period with all events being held in the Houston area. The primary goal of this festival is to enhance the student-athlete collegiate experience and, at the same time, create awareness and exposure for Division II sports by hosting multiple championships in a specified time period at one specific location.

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Final Results


Feb. 28, 2009

Ferris Women Win Three Events En Route To Third Place League Finish

The Ferris State University womenís track and field squad captured three individual titles en route to a fourth-place overall finish at the 2009 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Championships, which wrapped up on Saturday (Feb. 28) at the Ryder Center in University Center, Mich.

The Bulldog women tallied 51 points in finishing fourth overall of 10 competing teams. Grand Valley State took the womenís crown with 205 points followed by Ashland (134) and Hillsdale (77).

In the menís competition, Ferris scored 11 points to place ninth as Ashland captured the menís team race with 162 points, GVSU was second (144) and host Saginaw Valley State claimed third place (111.50).

Sophomore Tina Muir was conference champion in two events for the womenís squad as she won both the 3,000 meters (9:59.32) and the 5,000 meters (16:58.38). Her showing in the 5,000 meters set both a meet record and was an NCAA Division II National Provisional qualifying time.

The other league champion for Ferris State was senior Mikinzie Stuart, who won the mile run (4:57.94) while meeting the national provisional time.

Stuart also ran on FSUís distance medley relay team that placed second overall behind Grand Valley State and provisionally qualified for the national meet with a time of 12:10.01 in the event. She was joined on the relay by sophomores Paige Onweller, Nikki Wiers and Jade Kaufman.

Onweller added a fifth-place performance in the mile run (5:07.12) while sophomore Megan Josey finished sixth in the 5,000 meters (18:11.79) as the Ferris State women posted six top-six efforts in the distance events.

Finally, senior Krystle Wilson placed fifth in the 400 meters (59.83) and was seventh in the 200 meters (26.64) for the FSU womenís squad.

Ferrisí menís team was paced by junior Matt Jozwiak, who clocked a national provisional time of 1:53.98 in earning runner-up honors in the 800 meters.

Bulldog junior Greg Burns took sixth place in the pole vault (15-6.25) while senior Mike Mangieri finished ninth in the 5,000 meters (15:21.55) along with 11th in the 3,000 meters (8:54.21).

The NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships are set for March 13-14 in Houston, Texas. Several Bulldog competitors have provisionally qualified for nationals and the official list of final meet participants will be announced later this week.

Please visit the link below for final results along with a list of the all-conference teams:

Final Men's Results


Feb. 20, 2009

Ferris Takes Part In CMU Meet For Final Tune-Up

The Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams had their final tune-up meet prior to the GLIAC Indoor Championships as they took part in the annual Central Michigan Jack Skoog Open on Friday (Feb. 20) evening in Mount Pleasant, Mich.

The meet included schools such as CMU, FSU, Lake Superior State, Northwood, Alma, Adrian and Saginaw Valley State in addition to unattached athletes.

Senior Krystle Wilson won the 400 meters (58.92) for the Bulldog women while sophomore Nikki Wiers took the 800-meter (2:22.84) crown. Wilson added a second-place showing in the 200 meters (26.44).

Sophomore Paige Onweller claimed third place in the mile run (5:12.12). Onweller also placed fifth in the 800 meters (2:27.13).

Junior Emily Cross took fifth place in the high jump (4-11.75).

In the men's competition, junior Greg Burns earned fourth-place (15-11.25) honors in a competitive pole vault field while surpassing his previous season-best for the second-best indoor performance in FSU history.

Meanwhile, junior Justin Price captured fourth-place in the 400 meters (52.25).

Senior Mike Mangieri was sixth in the mile run (4:27.24) and also placed sixth in the 800 meters (1:59.92).

The Bulldogs will compete in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, in University Center, Mich. The league meet will be hosted by Saginaw Valley State University.

Please visit the links below for complete meet results.

Final Men's Results
Final Women's Results


Feb. 14, 2009

Two Bulldogs Break School Records In Allendale

The Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams wrapped up action in the "GVSU Big Meet" hosted by Grand Valley State on Friday and Saturday (Feb. 13-14) inside the Laker Turf Building at Allendale, Mich.

A number of schools had student-athletes competing in the two-day event, including schools such as GVSU, FSU, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Miami (Ohio), Eastern Michigan, Oakland, Colorado Mines, Calvin, Cornerstone Michigan State, Indiana Tech and others.

Sophomore Paige Onweller won the open mile run (5:10.71) out of 33 runners. She also claimed ninth place among 51 runners in the open 800 meters (2:21.67).

In the women's 5,000 meter invitational field, sophomore Tina Muir clocked 16:55.20 to earn runner-up honors. The event included 24 runners. Her time topped the previous school indoor record posted by Dawn VanBrocklin (17:50.14) in 1986 by nearly a minute.

Sophomore Megan Josey placed third in the open 5,000 meters (18:32.71) in a field that included 29 runners. Josey's effort was good for the fifth-fastest FSU all-time indoor performance in the event.

Senior Krystle Wilson took fifth place in the 400-meter open event as she clocked 57.93 in a field of 42 competitors.

Sophomore Sarah Creed placed fifth in the open mile run (5:18.73).

Senior Mikinzie Stuart finished eighth in the 3,000-meter run invitational (10:06.94) of 15 runners while posting the third-fastest indoor time in school history. She was also ninth of 28 participants in the mile run invite-only event as she was timed in 5:04.46.

In the men's open 5,000 meters, FSU took two of the top three spots as senior Mike Mangieri placed second (15:35.02) and freshman Tyler Crossman came in third (15:39.19).

Junior Greg Burns earned fourth-place honors of 35 vaulters in the pole vault (15-7.75). Burns' vault topped his own performance earlier this year for the second-highest indoor effort in school history.

FSU junior Matt Jozwiak placed fourth of 24 runners in the men's 800-meter invitational field as he ran 1:51.51. However, his performance also broke the previous school indoor mark of 1:53.49 established by Steve Mathews in 1991.

Ferris junior Justin Price took ninth place of 40 sprinters in the men's open 400 meters (50.76).

Ferris State will next compete in the Central Michigan Jack Skoog Open on Friday (Feb. 20) in Mount Pleasant starting at 5 p.m. (EST). The event will be FSU's final competition prior to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships slated for Feb. 27-28 in University Center, Mich.

Please visit the link below for complete meet results.

Final Meet Results


Feb. 7, 2009

FSU Turns In Record Performances At GVSU Meet

The Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams had a number of outstanding performances as the Bulldogs competed in the Grand Valley State D2 Challenge meet on Saturday (Feb. 7) inside the Laker Turf Building at Allendale, Mich.

Senior Mikinzie Stuart won the women's mile run (4:57.27) while breaking the meet record and clocking a national provisional qualifying time. Her time ranks as the second-best performance in school indoor history.

Meanwhile, sophomore Tina Muir emerged victorious in the 3,000 meters (9:51.57) while breaking the meet and school indoor record of 9:59.36 previously set by a former FSU All-American Jenny Irwin at the same competition in 2006.

Senior Krystle Wilson placed third in the 400 meters (57.77).

Sophomore Megan Josey took fifth place in the 3,000 meters (10:40.50) and junior Emily Cross finished seventh in the high jump (5-1).

FSU junior Tyler Crossman led the men's team by winning the 3,000 meters (8:40.62).

Bulldog junior Matt Jozwiak finished with a runner-up effort in the 800 meters (1:53.79) in a time that also met the national provisional qualification standard. Jozwiak's time was the second-fastest in the event in Bulldog indoor history.

Junior Greg Burns was fourth overall in the pole vault (15-7.25) for FSU. Burns' performance represented the second-highest effort ever by a Bulldog vaulter in men's indoor competition.

Ferris also finished seventh in the men's 4x400-meter relay (3:32.09).

The Bulldogs will next compete in the GVSU Big Meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13-14, at the Laker Turf Building in Allendale. Action on Friday begins at 4 p.m. (EST).

Please visit the link below for complete meet results.

Final Meet Results


Jan. 30, 2009

Bulldogs Notch Four First-Place Finishes At Meet

The Ferris State University men's and women's indoor track and field teams took part in the Saginaw Valley State Collegiate Open on Friday (Jan. 30) evening inside SVSU's Ryder Center at University Center, Mich.

The field included schools such as Hillsdale, Ferris, Grand Valley State, Aquinas, Alma, Davenport and Saginaw Valley State among others.

The Bulldog women had two top meet efforts as sophomore Paige Onweller claimed first place in the 800 meters (2:23.46) while senior Mikinzie Stuart won the mile run (5:04.90) in a national provisional qualification time.

Senior Krystle Wilson placed third in the 400 meters (1:00.23) and sophomore Nikki Wiers was third in the 800 meters (2:24.36).

FSU junior Greg Burns won the pole vault (4.70m) in leading the Bulldog men's squad.

Junior Matt Jozwiak earned runner-up accolades in the 800 meters (1:56.17).

Ferris also won the men's distance medley relay (10:53.97) and placed third in the men's 4x400-meter relay (3:33.86).

The Bulldogs will next be in action on Saturday, Feb. 7, when they take part in the Division II Challenge hosted by Grand Valley State starting at 12 p.m. (EST) inside GVSU's Laker Turf Building at Allendale, Mich.

Please visit the link below for complete meet results.

Final Meet Results


Jan. 24, 2009

Several FSU Athletes Perform Well In Indoor Meet

The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams continued the 2009 indoor campaign as a handful of Bulldog student-athletes took part in the Bob Eubanks Open hosted by Grand Valley State on Friday (Jan. 23) evening in Allendale, Mich.

The non-scoring event was held inside GVSU's new Laker Turf Building with student-athletes from a variety of schools competing including FSU, GVSU, DePaul, Tiffin, Cornerstone, Indiana Tech, Windsor, Aquinas,Saginaw Valley State, Calvin, Alma and others.

FSU senior Krystle Wilson placed third in a competitive 400-meter dash field as she clocked 58.63 in the final round.

Sophomore Tina Muir took fifth place in the mile run (5:01.30) with meeting the NCAA Division II National Provisional Qualification standard.

Junior Emily Cross recorded a fifth-place effort in the high jump (1.56m).

Senior Mikinzie Stuart took sixth place in the 3,000 meters (10:10.60).

Junior Matt Jozwiak led the men's team as he finished ninth in the 800 meters (1:56.42).

FSU will next compete in the Saginaw Valley State Collegiate Classic on Friday (Jan. 30) evening with the event slated for a 4 p.m. (EST) start at SVSU's Ryder Center in University Center, Mich.

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Final Meet Results


Jan. 16, 2009

Bulldogs Open Indoor Season At SVSU Meet

The Ferris State University men's and women's track and field teams officially opened the 2009 indoor campaign by taking part in the Saginaw Valley State Collegiate Open on Friday (Jan. 16) evening inside SVSU's Ryder Center at University Center, Mich.

The women's team tallied two individual crowns and totaled nine top-five meet performances while the men's squad compiled five efforts among the top five in their respective events.

The Bulldog women took six of the top seven spots in the mile run. Sophomore Tina Muir was first (5:14.03), senior Mikinzie Stuart placed second (5:19.74), sophomore Paige Onweller finished fourth (5:26.16), sophomore Nikki Wiers was fifth (5:35.26), sophomore Megan Josey came in sixth (5:36.50) and sophomore Sarah Creed took seventh place (5:40.38).

FSU also captured the top four spots in the women's 3,000 meters as Stuart was first (10:20.68), Muir placed second (10:21.03), Onweller finished third (11:00.34) and Josey took fourth place (11:10.27).

Wiers took third place in the 800 meters (2:26.62).

In the men's competition, junior Matt Jozwiak earned runner-up honors in the 800 meters (1:59.42). Senior Mike Mangieri was second in the mile run (4:24.33). Mangieri also placed third in the 3,000 meters (9:02.73) while freshman Tyler Crossman was fourth (9:13.31) in the same event.

The Bulldog men also captured fourth place in the 4x400-meter relay (3:37.46).

Ferris State will next compete in the Grand Valley State Bob Eubanks Open on Friday (Jan. 23) starting at 4 p.m. (EST) in Allendale, Mich.

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Final Meet Results

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