ZACH MOFFETT ‘20 | STAFF WRITER • The Little Giants capped off the indoor track season with a conference tournament at home at the beginning of break. They took
on a tough and tight conference race during the NCAC Tournament. They previously were at the Anderson Invitational as well as the early conference competitions held the prior weekend.
Over the weekend, the Little Giants managed to receive one individual win along with two relay wins. Overall, the Little Giants battled in every event to make for a interesting conference tournament. Austin Ellingwood ’18 took home to lonely individual win as he took the 400- meter dash in 50.08. Ellingwood was also a part in the 4×200 meter relay along with Parker Redelman ’18,
Josh Wiggins ’21, and Brady Gossett ’19 that took the title on Saturday. The crew ran the race in 1:30.02 and following in another relay in the 4×400 with Redelman, Ellingwood, Gossett, and Tyler Ramsey ’21. They finished with a time of 3:25.18, taking the final first place victory of the tournament.
In other achievements, Gossett broke the school record in the 200- meter dash running a 22.66. Hayden Baehl ’18 placed second in the 800- meter dash with a time of 1:57.41. PJ Schaffer ’18 placed third in the high jump, jumping 3.66 meters. Isaac Avant ’20 came short of a top three finish in the 60-meter dash with a 7.08. The Little Giants earned 125 total points, finishing second just behind Ohio Wesleyan University who finished with 140 points.
Wabash follows up the tourney with an Early Bird Meet at Rose- Hulman. The Little Giants will start their outdoor season in the upcoming weeks in hopes to redeem themselves for a conference title.