SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Univ. of Ark.) - The University of Arkansas men's track and field team traveled a select group to the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Ind. on Saturday. In its third race of the season, the distance medley relay team earned an NCAA-qualifying time for the first time this year.
Cale Wallace, Neil Braddy, Tomas Squella and Patrick Rono finished the DMR in 9:29.37, for a second-place overall finish and to secure an NCAA qualifying time. The quartet's time ranks fourth all time at Arkansas and fifth in the NCAA this season.
Travis Southard competed in the 400-meter dash along with teammate Eric Janise. Southard finished fourth in 46.99, his second-best finish this season and third-best time in his career. Janise's time of 47.32 was good for a sixth-place finish on Saturday.
Andrew Pisechko represented Arkansas in the 800-meter run, finishing sixth in 1:51.17, his best time this season.
The Razorbacks will head to the Southeastern Conference Championships this week as the defending champions. The SEC Championships, hosted by Texas A&M, will take place February 27 - March 1.