LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men's outdoor track & field team came in fifth place out of 12 teams at UW-La Crosse's Phil Esten Challenge today.
The best results for the Blugolds were two runner-up finishes while claiming a total of nine top-five finishes.
In the heptathlon, Brandon Zarnoth (Jr.-Appleton, Wis./North) took second with 6,735 points.
Matt Dietlin (Fr.-Fitchburg, Wis./Verona Area) came in second place in the high jump with a leap of 1.90 meters (6-2.75).
Next weekend the Blugolds will compete at three different meets, the Drake Relays and Gina Relays on Friday and Saturday, along with the Saint Mary's Open on Saturday.