Janusiak, Kortenhof race to top times in the 5,000

Joe Kortenhof Lawrence men's track action
Joe Korthenhof (1) posted the fifth-fastest time in the Midwest Conference in the 5,000 at the Bryan Clay Invitational.

ASUZA, Calif. -- Lawrence University men's track standouts Josh Janusiak and Joe Kortenhof posted two of the Midwest Conference's top times in the 5,000 meters Thursday at the Bryan Clay Invitational at Asuza Pacific University.

Janusiak and Kortenhof ran in separate heats at the massive meet featuring some of the top track and field talent from around the nation. 

Janusiak raced to a time of 14:38.78 to notch the 21st-fastest time in all of NCAA Division III and the second-fastest time in the conference. Kortenhof finished in 15:14.36, which is the fifth-fastest time in the league.

The Vikings return to action next week at the St. Norbert Invitational and the Hillsdale Gina Relays.