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2013-05-10 Reisinger, DeRamus break school records at Dr. Keeler Invite
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Joe Reisinger broke the school record in the shot put at the Dr. Keeler Invite

Reisinger, DeRamus break school records at Dr. Keeler Invite

Author: Nick Birkey
Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 8:25 PM

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — With only two weeks before the NAIA Outdoor National Meet, the Olivet Nazarene men’s track and field team competed in the Dr. Keeler Invite at North Central College (Ill.). As always, the Tigers provided excitement as senior Joe Reisinger (Georgetown, Ill.) and sophomore Elisha DeRamus (Harvey, Ill.) broke school records.

In the shot put, Joe Reisinger won the event with a throw of 17.36m and broke his own school record he set in 2012. He also went on to win the discus with a mark of 46.25m. Elisha DeRamus won the long jump while breaking his own school record (7.26m).

In the pole vault, Brian Michell (Reed City, Mich.) finished on top with a jump of 4.91m, and Isaac Austin (Indianapolis, Ind.) jumped 4.66m to finish third. Lucas Limberg (Rockford, Ill.) finished seventh in the high jump with a mark of 1.95m, and Conner Stroud (Manteno, Ill.) came in eighth at 1.95m. Freshman Delano Harris-Samuels (Bourbonnais, Ill.) finished fourth (6.98m) in the long jump.

On the track, sophomore Jared Carl (Galesburg, Ill.) finished sixth in the 200 meter dash (22.05). Daniel Wells (Danville, Ill.) came in 30th in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:03.59. Isaiah Fink (Ypsilanti, Mich.) finished 33rd in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:57.22.

ONU will be back in action on Friday, May 17, at the Augie Twilight hosted by Augustana University (Ill.) in Rock Island, Ill. The meet starts at 12 p.m.