STORRS, Conn. -Sophomore Jordan Torney won the Heptathlon on Friday scoring 5150 points over the two-day UConn Multi Event Challenge. The Huskies earned 19 team points to secure the top spot among the five competing teams.
Torney opened the day by recording a personal-record and meet-best 8.24 in the 60 M hurdles. With his marks in the hurdles, long jump and heptathlon, Torney qualified for those events in March's IC4A Championships.
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Samuel Rusak secured second place in the final standings. The freshman shined in the pole vault by posting a 4.80 M mark in the event, the best of the meet.
Benjamin Grosse locked down a victory in his heat of the 1000 M race, chasing down Jason Biesma of Boston University in the final stretch. Grosse ran a meet-best 2:51.04 in the event.
Next up, the men's track squad will compete in the Great Dane Classic on Saturday, Jan 13 at Oceanbreeze Track and Field Center in Staten Island, N.Y.