Kalinay posts nation’s No. 7 time to lead Storm at Wartburg

WAVERLY, Iowa — Dylan Kalinay ran the seventh-fastest time in the nation in the 60-meter hurdles and the 4x200-meter relay team brought home a first-place finish to lead the Simpson men's track and field team. The Storm had nine, top-five finishes in their fourth meet of the indoor season.

Davey Jurgens added a fifth-place finish in the 60-meter dash, Travis Tupper and Jordan Coughenour took third in the 200 and 400-meters, Ian McKenzie and Isaiah Strong also added third-place finishes, Austin Greenwalt finished fifth in the 600-meters, and the 4x400-meter relay team took third.

The 4x200 relay team of Travis Tupper, Troy Vittetoe, Jordan Coughenour, and Kirk Wicks finished in 1:32.79 to edge St.Thomas (Minn.) at the line to place first.

Kalinay won the 60 hurdles for the second straight meet, running 8.17 in the finals to edge Charlie Gifford of Wisconsin-Platteville. Kailany set his career-best time in this event, which currently ties him for fifth in Division III.

Jurgens ran 7.29 in the finals to take fifth, just .04 seconds off his career-best. He ran 7.32 in the prelims.

Tupper ran 23.12 in the 200-meters to finish third behind Steed of Dubuque and Frei of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Coughenour ran 50.80 in the 400-meters to take third behind Colfay of Dubuque and Mueller of St.Thomas (Minn.). McKenzie also added a third-place finish in the 3000-meters.

Strong took home third-place jumping 6-03.25 in the high jump. Strong improved upon his mark of 6-00.75 he posted last week at UNI. Austin Greenwalt added a fifth place finish in the 600-meters, crossing the line in 1:26.65.

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Meet Report
60m — 5. Davey Jurgens, 7.29; 6. Emmitt Wheatley, 7.36
200m — 3. Travis Tupper, 23.12; 31. Tyler Dredge, 25.37
400m — 3. Jordan Coughenour, 50.80
600m — 5. Austin Greenwalt, 1:26.65
800m — 6. Tyler Combs, 1:58.40; 10. Bryce Exline, 2:00.01; 11. Ryan Courtney, 2:00.64
Mile — 14. Josh Paulson, 4:36.52; 19. Ryan Courtney, 4:42.91; 20. Cale Billheimer, 4:43.42
3000m — 3. Ian McKenzie, 8:49.49; 5. Kyle Hovey, 9:02.14; 7. Jonathan Facio, 9:06.55
60h — 1. Dylan Kalinay, 8.17
4x200 — 1. Tupper, Vittoe, Coughenour, Wicks,1:32.79
4x400 — 3. Tupper, Coughenour, Wheatley, Wicks, 3:26.28
High jump — 3. Isaiah Strong, 6-03.25
Long jump — 12. Austin Greenwalt, 19-04.25; 25. Brian Rew, 15-05.00
Triple Jump — 8. Austin Greenwalt, 41-01.05
Shot put — 6. Caleb Striegel, 46-10.75; 19. Connor Warrick, 39-01.00; 22. Mason Spree, 35-04.00
Weight throw — Caleb Striegel, 42-02.75; 22. Mason Spree, 39-05.75
Heptathlon — 7. Sam Adeniyi, 3960 pts