10 First Place Finishes Earn Title For GU Men’s Track


The Greenville University Panthers claimed the title in the first ever St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference indoor track and field meet last Saturday.

Greenville had 10 first place finishes, accumulating a total of 228 points.

Collin Kessinger, former Greenville Comet, won the 800 meter run and was on the winning distance medley squad. Hunter Matthews, also a former Comet, earned a victory in the high jump.

Nate Brown grabbed two wins while Mahari Holt, Kaleb Carlson, Dylan Goodyear, Dylan Webster and Di’Mond Salmond also recorded victories. Joining Kessinger in the distance relay were Carlson, Goodyear and Jackson Pierce from Nashville.

Brown was named field athlete of the meet.

G.U. athletes won the newcomers of the year awards. Dylan Webster won in field and Carson Rantanen received the track honor.

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