Rio Grande Sports Information

TIFFIN, Ohio – Tellis Horne had a pair of top five finishes, while Nikola Andjelic had two top 10 performances to lead the University of Rio Grande men’s track & field team at Saturday’s Tiffin Dragon Open hosted by Tiffin University at the Heminger Center.

Horne, a freshman from Canton, Ohio, placed third in the 200-meter run with a time of 22.89 and took fifth in the 60-meter run after crossing the line in 7.10.

Andjelic, a junior from Split, Croatia, tied for sixth in the pole vault after clearing 4.15m and was ninth in the long jump with a leap of 6.04m.

Seven other individuals and two relay teams posted top 10 finishes as well.

Sophomore Connor Messer (Ashland, KY) finished second in the high jump after clearing 1.94m; freshman Zavien Parker (Pickerington, OH) was third in the 400-meter run with a time of 52.39; freshman Sterling Smith (Reynoldsburg, OH) was fifth in the 200-meter run after crossing in 23.03; freshman Alan Holdheide (Fort Loramie, OH) was fifth in the pole vault with an effort of 4.30m; sophomore Keshawn Jones (Mansfield, OH), who took sixth place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:05.91; senior Clinton Campbell (Malta, OH), who was seventh in the 400-meter run with a time of 53.00; and sophomore Zack Collins (Newark, OH), who was eighth in the weight throw with a heave covering 13.57m.

The RedStorm’s 4×400 “A” team finished fourth in a time of 3:31.04, while the “B” team placed 10th in the same race with a time of 3:46.67.

The meet was not a team scored event.

Rio Grande returns to action next Friday for day one of the Findlay University Invitational.

Others will represent the RedStorm next Saturday at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio.

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