Men’s track and field breaks school records, qualifies for nationals

Members of the men’s track and field team participated in the University of Texas Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and the Texas State University Bobcat Invitational 2023 this past weekend.

Head Coach Patrick Torres commented, “This was a huge weekend for our men’s team. We secured two more individual “A” standards from Julian Verastegui and Jalen Bell. Another relay qualified for nationals with our 4x400m relay team. It was a very exciting weekend for OLLU track.”

Significant results include NAIA Nationals qualifications for the 4x400m relay team, who had a time of 3:14.30; Jalen Bell in the 100m with a time of 10.41; and Julian Verastegui in the 400m with a time of 48.09. All three were “A” standard marks.

Records broken were from the 4x100m relay team with a time of 40.61 and Jose Zarate in the 10000m with a time of 31:52.84.

Full results are on the Saints Athletics website.