Track and field earns top five finishes

Johnnie Guy led the men’s track and field team in its indoor season- opener this past weekend at the Little Giant Open.

The senior finished the mile in four minutes 15.22 seconds to receive an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time.

He beat teammate Tyler Pence by less than a second, who took the second spot with a time of 4:16:11.

Junior Josh Guy helped USI take three of the top- five spots with his fourth-place finish with a time of 4:22.76.

The team added six other top -five finishes throughout various events.

Michael Hammonds finished second place in the shot put and weight throw and Jalen Madison placed fourth in the weight throw.

Jesse Stanley and James Cecil ended the 3,000 meter in the top five while Aaron Pierrad and Tyler Kruse placed third and fifth in the 800 meter.