Men's Track Sets Numerous Personal Records at UCF Black and Gold Challenge

Men's Track Sets Numerous Personal Records at UCF Black and Gold Challenge

ORLANDO, FL - Five runners had top-10 finishes as Florida Southern men's track competed in the UCF Black and Gold Challenge on Friday and Saturday. The Moccasins set 11 personal records in seven events, including three personal records in the 200-meter run. Rob Marusko set the sixth-fastest time in school history in the 100-meter run (11.71) and the fourth-fastest time in the 200-meter run (23.64) while Josh Wagner finished fifth in the 1,500-meter run (3:55.85).

Florida Southern will return to action this weekend at the UNF Spring Break Invitational and USF Bulls Invitational.

Complete FSC Results:

100-Meter Run:
30. Rob Marusko (11.71), 32. William Sailor (12.31), 34. Jeff Verberne (12.50 - PR), 35. Mark Bucknam (12.84)
200-Meter Run: 
33. Rob Marusko (23.64 - PR), 38. Jeff Verberne (25.01 - PR), 40. Mark Bucknam (25.25 - PR)
4x100-Meter Run:
9. Mark Bucknam, William Sailor, Risley Mabile, Jeff Verberne (47.24)
1500-Meter Run: 5. Josh Wagner (3:55.85 - PR), 18. Dean McGregor (4:17.85)
2000-Meter Steeplechase: 6. Warran Grajalez (6:34.16 - PR), 8. Brian Martin (6:43.91 - PR)
3000-Meter Run:
20. Thomas Gardner (9:42.21 - PR), 21. Alex Gonzalez (9:59.26 - PR), 24. Mikey Papa (10:34.12- PR), 26. Joshua Paez (10:56.36 - PR)
5000-Meter Run: 
7. Mason Jones (15:40.40), 8. Mitchell Kozik (15:41.89), 19. Michael Balseca (17:05.86)

PR - Personal Record