Bruins compete at Jim Dutcher Invite with several notable finishes

Chris Casart finished sixth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:55.65.
Chris Casart finished sixth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:55.65.

CRETE, Neb. -- The Bellevue University women and men competed at the Jim Dutcher Invite Friday and Saturday, with several notable finishes and a new school record. 

The women were highlighted by sixth-place finishes from Lorena Ramirez in the 1500 meters (5:33.05) and Dayana Montano-Salama in the 5000 meters (23:59.07).

The men's highlights included Cole Wagner's third-place finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase (10:38.75) and a school record in the 1,500 meters by Chris Casart with a time 4:25.60, which was good for seventh place. Casart was sixth in the 5,000 meters (16:55.65) on Friday night.

Up Next:

The Bruins will compete in the Prairie Wolf Invite, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University, on Thursday, April 25 beginning at 3 p.m.

BU Women's Results:

Event Runner Time Place
1,500 Meters Lorena Ramirez 5:33.05 6
1,500 Meters Dayana Montano-Salama 6:12.81 12
1,500 Meters Diana Montano-Salama 6:42.58 14
5,000 Meters Dayana Montano-Salama 23:59.07 6
5,000 Meters Diana Montano-Salama 25:29.98 9

 

BU Men's Results:

Event Runner Time Place
1,500 Meters Chris Casart 4:25.60 7
1,500 Meters Aaron Newton 4:39.40 11
1,500 Meters Gerardo Najera 4:40.66 12
1,500 Meters Jason Landin 4:52.59 15
5,000 Meters Chris Casart 16:55.65 6
5,000 Meters Cole Wagner 17:06.03 7
5,000 Meters Gerardo Najera 17:12.43 9
5,000 Meters Aaron Newton 17:53.97 12
5,000 Meters Tony Chol 18:45.43 16
3,000 Meter Steeplechase Cole Wagner 10:38.78 3