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Men's Track and Field Competes At Elmhurst Invitational


Junior Nick Gazis won the hammer throw title at the Elmhurst Invitational on Saturday.
Junior Nick Gazis won the hammer throw title at the Elmhurst Invitational on Saturday.

April 19, 2004

Elmhurst, Ill. - University of Illinois at Chicago junior throwing specialist Nick Gazis continues to impress as the Skokie, Ill., native collected a first-place finish in the hammer throw and a runner-up mark in the discus to lead the Flames at the Elmhurst Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

Gazis took home the win in the hammer throw with a season-best toss of 161'3" and followed that with a mark of 151'2" in the discus. Freshman Don Sica followed close behind Gazis in the hammer throw with a third-place finish of 132'0".

Freshman Sam Watson rounded out the Flames' top three finishers with a solid, second-place finish of 15:24 in the 5,000-meter run.

UIC will be back in action on Saturday afternoon, as they will travel to Renssaeler, Ind., to participate in the St. Joseph's Invitational.

 

 

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