The Westminster men's track and field team opened the 2016 indoor season at the Snow Bird Open on Saturday. The Westminster Blue Jays placed 11th with a total of nine points.
Senior Jesse Edwards placed third in the 3000-meter run out of 15 to earn the team six points. He finished in 9:32.51. Junior Glenn Teubner earned the remaining three points for the Blue Jays with his sixth place finish in the mile run. He finished with a time of 4:48.14.
Three runners competed in the 800-meter run. Junior Ryan Dyer finished first for the Blue Jays with a 2:09.31 time and 10th place finish. Teubner placed 11th with a time of 2:10.79, and freshman Kole Rackers rounded out the team with an 18th place finish and 2:14.07 time.
Junior Brooklyn McCoy rounded out the Blue Jay track portion of the meet with a 27th place finish (27.77) in the 200-meter dash and a 29th place finish (8.91) in the 60-meter dash.
Junior Sam Kroll-Taugasolo and sophomore Logan Shoemaker competed in the shot put. Kroll-Taugasolo placed ninth out of 39 with a 12.99-meter throw, and Shoemaker placed 10th with a 12.95-meter throw.
The Blue Jays compete in the Prin Relays hosted by Principia College on Friday, January 29.