Previdi Wins 800; VacaGuzman Runner-up in 400 to lead UChicago at North Central

Joe Previdi and Nicole VacaGuzman
Joe Previdi and Nicole VacaGuzman

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Sophomore Joe Previdi led the way with his 800-meter title to highlight the University of Chicago track and field teams on the final day of the North Central College Dr. Keeler Invitational.

Previdi ran a season-best outdoor time of 1:52.00 to win the 800-meter field Friday.

In total, the Maroons captured seven Top 10 finishes on the final day, adding to the four the squad collected Thursday. On the women's side, junior Nicole VacaGuzman took runner-up honors in the 400 meters with a time of 56.41 seconds.

Sophomore Mary Martin joined her in the Top 10 with her sixth-place finish in the long jump (5.29 meters) and on the men's side, Tyson Miller was fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 22.54 seconds.

Alexander Scott (sixth, shot put) and Cristen Bublitz (ninth, javelin) rounded out the Maroons' Top 10 finishes Friday.

 

NEXT MEET:

  • May 16-17: UChicago at North Central Gregory Invitational, Naperville, Ill. 

 

Women's Top Finishers
Long jump – 6, Mary Martin, 5.29
100 hurdles – 11, Olivia Cattau, 15.35
400 – 2, Nicole VacaGuzman, 56.41
800 – 15, Maddie DeVoe, 2:16.82

Men's Top Finishers
Javelin – 9, Cristen Bublitz, 49.66; 13. Will Ackerman, 46.39
Shot put – 6, Alexander Scott, 14.86
110 hurdles – 12, Will Ackerman, 15.54; 15, Patrick LeFevre, 15.68
800 – 1, Joe Previdi, 1:52.00
400 hurdles – 10, Obinnaya Wamuo, 55.25; 11, Elliott Paintsil, 56.05
200 – 4, Tyson Miller, 22.54; 15, Markus Diehl, 23.21