HU trackmen second at Fred Wilt Invite

The Huntington University men's track and field team tallied 74 points in the Fred Wilt Memorial Indoor Invitational at Anderson University on Saturday, Feb. 23, propelling it to a second-place finish out of 15 teams.

Daniel DeBoni and Ethan Medley captured first-place finishes for the Foresters, as the former won the 200-meter dash with a new personal record of 23.08 and the latter took the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:31.58.

Huntington runners swept places two through four in the 1,000-meter run, with Matt Bittner finishing in 2:46.34, Seth Murphy in 2:48.31 and Isaiah Laatsch in 2:55.27.

Logan Knox claimed fourth in shot put with a toss of 43-09.00, just ahead of his brother, Lukas Knox, who landed in fifth with a throw of 43-08.50, a personal record, good for eighth-place in the Huntington record books.

Lukas edged his brother in the weight throw on the strength of another career-setting toss, this one for 46-03.25, which earned him third. Logan placed fourth with a 45-10.50.

Also scoring points for the Foresters was Alan Huffman, who ran to a third-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:58.98.

Wabash won the invitational with 141.16 points. Franklin finished a distant third behind Huntington with 47 points.