College track and field: Boone sets CSS record on first attempt

Multiple Minnesota Duluth runners were victorious at the Snowshoe Open on the University of Minnesota campus.

Calvin Boone of St. Scholastica leads the pack while competing in the 1500 meter run during the Bulldog Open Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Malosky Stadium in Duluth. (Clint Austin /

MANKATO — Competing in the event for the first time, St. Scholastica's Calvin Boone broke a 13-year-old school record in the 1,000 meters on Friday at the Mark Miller Invitational indoor track meet at Minnesota State-Mankato.

Boone finished in 2:29.53, which lowered the existing mark by 1.2 seconds.

CSS also got a second-place finish from Samuel Eben Ebai in the 200, a third from Jonathan Laughlin in the mile and a third in the women's 4x400-meter relay.

Wisconsin-Superior, also competing in the meet, got a third in the 3,000 from Derrick Moe and in the shot put from Gage Stankiewicz.

Three UMD athletes finished first in events at the Snowshoe Open on Saturday in Minneapolis.


Isabelle Brezinka won the women's 800 in 2:14.10, besting a field of 20. Jordan Gruenes (1:25.44) and Christian Leonard (1:53.37) won the 600 and 800, respectively.

The Bulldogs combined for eight other top-three finishes.

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