Andresen sets Meet Record, Spencer Snags two Golds

WAYNE – Chase Andresen set a meet record and Marika Spencer brought home 2 gold medals from the Blue Devil Invite on Thursday.

The meet was moved to Thursday, due to weather, and was a finals only event that saw plenty of top finishes for the shamrocks.

The girls were dominant with several fist place finishes including Spencer in shot and discus, Elley Beaver in 100 meter hurdles, Bailey Lehr in 300 meter hurdles, and Madison Kerkman in Pole Vault.

2nd place finishes were aplenty as well, with Amber Buhman in the 800, Kelsey Faust in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs, Elley Beaver in the 300 meter hurdles, Bailey Lehr in triple jump,  and the combination of Buhman, Clarissa Kosch, Haylee Cielocha, and Kelsey Faust in the 4×800 relay.  (See other top finishes and full results).

As team the girls finished in 1st place.

The boys were lead by Chase Andresen and Elliot Thomazin who both brought home gold medals. Thomazin took first in both the 1600 and 3200 meter runs, while Chase Andresen set a meet record in the pole vault with a jump of 14-01.

Grant Shanle snagged two silver medals in the discus and 110 meter hurdles. The boys had three bronze medalists, including Matt Strecker in shot put, Logan Zanardi in the 200 meter, and Andresen in long jump.

Check out the link for the full results or see other top results below.

2018 Blue Devil Invite Full Results


400M – Gillian Brandt 4th

800M – Amber Buhman 2nd

1600M – Kelsey Faust 2nd, Liz Zaruba 3rd, Emily Ferguson 5th

3200M – Kelsey Faust 2nd, Liz Zaruba 3rd, Emily Ferguson 4th

100M Hurdles – Elley Beaver 1st

300M Hurdles – Bailey Lehr 1st, Elley Beaver 2nd

4×100 – Kendra Korger, Shania Borchers, Anna Ehlers, Gillian Brandt 3rd

4×400 – Bailey Lehr, Elley Beaver, Anna Ehlers, Amber Buhman 3rd

4×800 – Amber Buhman, Clarissa Kosch, Haylee Cielocha, Kelsey Faust 2nd

High Jump – Shania Borchers 3rd

Pole Vault – Madison Kerkman 1st

Long Jump – Gillian Brandt 4th

Triple Jump – Bailey Lehr 2nd, Shania Borchers 3rd, Clarissa Kosch 5th

Shot Put – Marika Spencer 1st

Discus – Marika Spencer 1st


200M – Logan Zanardi 3rd

1600M – Elliot Thomazin 1st, Michael Gasper 4th

3200M – Elliot Thomazin 1st, Nathan Schumacher 5th

110M Hurdles – Grant Shanle 2nd, Justin Silva 5th

300M Hurdles – Justin Silva 5th

Pole Vault – Chase Andresen 1st (New Meet Record 14-01)

Long Jump – Chase Andresen 3rd

Shot Put – Matt Strecker 3rd

Discus – Grant Shanle 2nd


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