Men's Track & Field - Mon, Jan. 21, 2008
Charleston, Ill. - Saint Xavier University brought five of its runners to Eastern Illinois University (Ill.) on Saturday, January 19, to run in the EIU Mega-Meet. Sophomore John Neisler (Armington, Ill./Olympia) took fifth place overall in the 600 meter run with a time of 1:24.3. Sophomore Manny Gonzalez (Chicago, Ill./St. Laurence) ran 4:48 in the mile run, while sophomore Eli Hoffman (Mount Morris, Ill./Oregon) added a 4:56. Freshman Roy Witty (Mount Greenwood, Ill./Marist) ran a 15:51 in the 5000 meter run, while senior Steve Bugarin (Chicago, Ill./Washington) ran a 15:59. "We needed to run at a meet like this," said SXU head men's track coach Ed McAllister. "We performed well for this early in the season and I'm looking forward to great improvement in all events as we move forward." The Cougars take a few select athletes to Iowa State to run in the ISU Open this Saturday (January 26). The full squad goes to Bllomington, Ill., to run in the Titan Open at Illinois Wesleyan University on February 2.

Click here for the results from the EIU Mega-Meet