Janusiak takes title in 5,000 at Pioneer Open

Janusiak takes title in 5,000 at Pioneer Open

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — Lawrence University track standout Josh Janusiak raced to victory in the 5,000 meters Saturday at the UW-Platteville Pioneer Open.

Janusiak blew away the field in the 5,000 with a winning time of 15:34.23 and posted a winning margin of more than 17 seconds.

Rookie Noah Shea posted a second-place finish in the triple jump as leaped 42 feet, 7.5 inches. Fellow freshman Will Nichols was eighth with a distance of 39-11.25. Shea and Nichols teamed with Terrell Myers and Dan Sandacz to take third in the 4×200 relay with a time of 1:36.09.

Wes Hetcher grabbed seventh in the pole vault with a height of 11-8, and Myers took eighth in the long jump with a leap of 19-5.5.

On the women's side, Hannah Kinzer raced to second in the 5,000 in 19:32.02. The 4×200 relay team of Mikaela Hintz, Hallie Sogin, Fanita Robins and Janey Degnan took second in 1:57.35.