Wabash Earns Top-Five Finishes at Home Meetby Brent Harris • January 22, 2011
The Little Giants returned to action as the 2011 portion of the indoor track and field season started Saturday afternoon. Wabash came away with 13 top-five finishes at the non-scoring 2011 Little Giant Invitational.
View photos from the Little Giant Invitational here.
John Haley led the way for the Little Giants by finishing second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 52.13. He also scored a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash (23.32), and a fifth-place finish in the 55-meter hurdles (8.22).
Kevin McCarthy (left) posted the only first place finish for Wabash, winning the one-mile run with a time of 4:16.54. Teammate Donavan White finished second (4:26.53), followed closely by Seth Einterz in third place (4:26.88). Einterz and White took second and third place, respectively, in the 3000-meter run. Einterz finished in 8:53.87, while White crossed the finish line in 9:05.69. Brian David added a fifth-place finish with a time of 9:11.45.
McCarthy, an All-American in the 800-meter run last season, scored a third-place finish Saturday with a solid early-season time of 2:01.20. Jake Waterman, who also earned All-America honors in the 800, took fourth place with a time of 2:01.51.
Matt Knox cleared 14 feet (4.26 meters) in the pole vault to claim third place. Trevor Young also topped the 14-foot mark for fourth place.