Kortenhof wins 3,000 at Titan Challenge in record-setting run

Lawrence track action Joe Kortenhof and Billy Daniels
Lawrence's Joe Kortenhof (2) broke the school record in the 3,000 meters at the Titan Challenge.

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Lawrence University track and field standout Joe Kortenhof won the 3,000 meters Saturday at the Titan Challenge in a record-setting run at Kolf Sports Center.

Kortenhof won the event in an impressive time of 8:36.44 to break the record of 8:36.82 set by Josh Janusiak in 2019. Kortenhof won the event going away as the second-place finisher, Brian Mathews of UW-Stout, was more than seven seconds behind at 8:43.86.

Lawrence's Billy Daniels finished 12th in 9:22.86, and teammate Aaron Arthur was 13th in 9:26.80.

The other top individual finisher for the Lawrence men was Gabe Baker, who was 12th in the weight throw with a distance of 49 feet, 5 inches.

Lawrence's 4x400-meter relay team of Will Nichols, Ethan Simmons, Tyler Antoine and Mik Patel finished fifth in 3:33.05.

On the women's side, the top finisher was the 4x400 relay team of Emily Hoeft, Fiona Shine, Eden Sorensen and Mikaela Hintz, which placed sixth in 4:17.19. The top individual finisher for the Vikings was Willa Dworschack, who took 13th in the mile in 5:38.96.