Dakota Thompson clears the pole during his high jump session. Photo provided by butlersports.com.
KELSIE KASPER | STAFF REPORTER | email@example.com
Butler University’s men’s and women’s track and field team made the quick drive to West Lafayette Jan. 28 to compete in the Fred Wilt Invitational at Purdue University.
The Bulldogs dominated the men’s 600-meter run by taking all three top spots. Graham Stecz finished first with a time of 1:24.27. Freshman James Route was not far behind, taking second place with a time of 1:27.26, followed by Connor Fuller in third with a 1:28.42 time.
Sophomore Tim Vestuto finished 60-meter dash with a personal best time of 7.03.
For the women’s team, only freshman Kara Stark placed in the top-5 in a single event for the Bulldogs. She finished fifth in the 800-meter run with a final time of 2:27.61.
Butler will continue its indoor schedule by taking a portion of their roster to the prestigious Meyo Invitational at the University of Notre Dame Feb. 3-4. The 2-4 p.m. hour block on Saturday can be seen live on ESPN3.