Men's Track and Field Wins Three Events at GVSU Tune-up

by Alan Babbitt

Three event winners were among the highlights for the Hope College indoor men's track and field team at the Grand Valley State University Tune-Up on Friday.

In the final meet for the Flying Dutchmen before the MIAA Indoor Championships on Saturday, Korey DerrJosh Izenbart and Lukas Bruxvoort all posted first-place performances.

Derr clocked a winning 60-meter time of 7.00 seconds. The senior from Grand Rapids, Michigan (Northview HS) also took fifth in the 200 meters with a run of 23.09 seconds.

In the high jump, senior Izenbart of Glenwood, Illinois (Homewood-Flossmoor HS) went 1.89 meters (6 feet, 2 1/4) inches).

In the triple jump, junior Bruxvoort of Holland, Michigan (Holland Christian HS) traveled 12.24 meters (40-4) for first place. Teammate David McHugh of Whitehall, Michigan (Muskegon Reeths-Puffer) went 12.16 meters (39-10 ¾) for second.

Bruxvoort came in third in the long jump at 5.95 meters (19-6 ¼). Senior Jager Haan of McBain, Michigan (Northern Michigan Christian HS) was fourth at 5.88 meters (19-3 ½).

Pole vaulter Zach Elmore finished runner-up. The freshman from Cadillac, Michigan (Cadillac HS) cleared 4.32 meters (14-2).

In the 400 meters, sophomore Drew Dow of Bridgman, Michigan (Bridgman HS) clocked a fourth-place time of 51.44 seconds.

Hope's next meet is the Saturday, February 29 MIAA Championships at Trine University.

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