CEDAR FALLS – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds opened the indoor track season by setting seven personal records at the A.D. Dickinson Relays at the University of Northern Iowa’s indoor track.
Tate Johnson, Gavin Wiseman and Joey Dodson all set personal records in the 200-meter dash. Johnson ran the half lap in 24.65 for 43rd overall, while Dodson raced to a 26.24 mark and Wiseman finished at 26.32.
Andrew Schaefer set a personal best in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55:05 coming in just behind Garrett Hannum with a 55.04. Sophomore Mikey DiPrima cleared 5′-8″ in the high jump, a new personal record for him and a 48th place finish. DiPrima also set a personal record in the long jump going 18′-8″ for 50th place. Senior Michael Mosena jumped 18′-7″ for 59th.
Jake Perry threw the shot 30′-4.5″ for a personal best. The Bloodhounds were led by Ethan Deacon who threw 41′-5.5″ for 62nd overall. Sophomore Cuyrin Ross through 34′-5″ for the Hounds.
The Hounds 4×200 team of DiPrima, Johnson, Gage Fullenkamp and Bryce Britton placed 59th out of 78 teams with a time of 1:43.10. The 4×800 team of Austin Miller, Macaden Rhoer, Seth Mendez and Mathew Meierotto finished 60th of 72 teams with a mark of 9:48.84. In the 4×400 relay, Califf, Hannum, Schaefer and Mosena had the highest finish of the day with a 24th of 49 teams entered running the relay at 3:45.76.
In the 60 hurdles, Fullenkamp ran the event in 9.88 seconds, followed by Isaiah Miller who finished at 11.4. In the 60-meter dash, senior Brock Califf, finished at 7.69, followed by Calem Maclearn at 7.85 and Quentin Schneider at 7.80.
Senior Matt Hellige finished 36th in the 1600-meter run at 5:08.56.
Rhoer finished 133rd out of 176 runners in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:28.15