Meadville, Pa. - DePauw matched its best finish in seven years of North Coast Athletic Conference competition as it placed third at the NCAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Tigers' 132 points were the most they've totaled at the NCAC Outdoor Championships. Ohio Wesleyan won with 180 and Wabash was second with 142.
Senior Polo Burguete led the way by being named the Mid-Distance/Distance MVP. Burguete, who won the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday, took first in the 5,000 meters today in 14:58.47. Two other Tigers picked up individual wins as Zach Batt crossed first in the 1,500 meters (3:55.91) as did Samuel Voelz in the 800 meters (1:56.40).
Luke Patty earned all-NCAC honors in a pair of individual events as he was second in both the 400 meters (49.73) and the 200 (22.41).
The Tigers' 4 x 400 relay of Patty, Miller, Dante Stewart and Voelz won in 3:19.44, while the 4 x 100 relay of Patty, Wright, Avenaim and Miller placed fourth in 43.05,