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Olsen & van Inwegen Earn First Place at Giegengack Invitational

Grant van Inwegen placed first in the 3,000m (Jonas Powell '18).
Grant van Inwegen placed first in the 3,000m (Jonas Powell '18).

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Wesleyan men's indoor track and field team had six athletes place in the top-three in their respective events at the 13th Giegengack Invitational hosted by Yale on Saturday.


  • Noah Olsen raced to a first-place finish in the 400m, clocking in at 51.99, while Griffin Maristany came in fifth with a time of 52.36.
  • In the 3,000m, Grant van Inwegen crossed the finish line in first with a time of 8:41.80, which was 19 seconds ahead of the next competitor.
  • In the mile, Bill Bajohr came in second place (4:25.53), while Alexander Blaylock (4:31.87) and Ethan Walker (4:35.18) crossed the finish line in fourth and fifth, respectively.
  • Kevin DeLoughry and Denny placed second and third, respectively, in the 200m with times of 22.95 and 23.05, while Maristany came in eighth (23.39).
  • Andrew McCracken placed third in the pole vault with a height of 4.56m.
  • In the 60m, Denny Christian made it to the finals and placed fourth overall, clocking in at 7.15.
  • Nick Carulli made it to the finals in the 60m hurdles and placed seventh with a time of 8.97.
  • Connell Oberman finished in 17th place in the weight throw with a mark of 12.55m, while Olaniyi Adebayo came in 15th in the shot put with a mark of 10.86m.
  • In the long jump, Olsen placed 10th overall with a mark of 6.34m, while Carulli came in 13th (6.21m).


  • Wesleyan will head to Staten Island on Friday for the Ocean Breeze meet.