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Osswald’s Win In 5,000 Highlights Bonnies Indoor Run at RIT

Jacob Osswald finished first in the 5,000 meters Friday. (Photo: Scott Eddy)
Jacob Osswald finished first in the 5,000 meters Friday. (Photo: Scott Eddy)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jacob Osswald's win in the 5,000 meters highlighted Friday night competition for the St. Bonaventure men's track team at RIT.

Osswald turned in a time of 16:24.36, beating his next closest competitor by nearly 12 seconds. His time was over three seconds better than his effort a week ago in the first meet of the season. Teammate Christian Riethmiller came in third at 17:04.28.

In the mile, Darion Gregory had another strong run with a third-place showing of 4:42.10, besting his time of 4:43.54 in last week's event. Logan Caruso was just behind at 4:44.26.

Elias Kott paced Bona in the 1,000-meter run by posting 2:50.62, just ahead of teammates Kyle Haller (2:53.05) and Wyatt Hulsey (2:54.69).

The Bonnies are back in action in two weeks, returning to Rochester for the RIT Invitational Friday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. in the third and final indoor meet of the season before heading outdoors.

BONNIES FINISHERS
5000 Meters
1. Jacob Osswald – 16:24.36
3. Christian Riethmiller – 17:04.28
6. Daniel Janak – 17:23.94
7. Sam Dumas – 17:37.07

Mile Run
3. Darion Gregory – 4:42.10
5. Logan Caruso – 4:44.26
10. Justin Drennan – 5:02.88
13. Isaiah Callahan – 5:26.63
14. Luke Gobel – 5:40.16

400 Meter Dash
12. Ryan Chmiel – 55.89
13. Elias Kott – 56.04
22. Kyle Haller – 57.41
25. Mark Vaccaro – 57.44
29. Wyatt Hulsey – 58.52
30. Jack Boltman – 1:00.74

800 Meters
17. Darion Gregory – 2:12.29
22. Isaiah Callahan – 2:34.55
23. Luke Gobel – 2:43.35

1000 Meters
3. Elias Kott – 2:50.62
4. Kyle Haller – 2:53.05
5. Wyatt Hulsey – 2:54.69
12. Mark Vaccaro – 3:03.00

3000 Meters
10. Nathan Prisella – 9:27.81
27. Ryan Signorino – 10:09.71

1,600 Relay
12. Drennan, Chmiel, Vaccaro, Signorino - 3:54.76
14. Riethmiller, Hulsey, Boltman, Villanueva - 3:57.74
15. Prisella, Osswald, Callahan, Janak - 4:14.72

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