The UW-Oshkosh men's track & field team received wins from Robert Ogbuli in the 100-meter dash, Ryan Powers in the 200-meter dash and Jonathan Wilburn in the triple jump at the UW-Platteville Invitational held Saturday (April 13) in Platteville.
The non-scoring meet featured competitors from nearly 15 collegiate programs.
Ogbuli defeated 59 other sprinters in the 100-meter dash with his time of 10.62 seconds, including Seth Holden of UW-La Crosse who finished second in 10.72 seconds and UW-Oshkosh's Powers who placed fourth in 10.87.
Powers later won the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.45 seconds. His performance, the fifth fastest in the NCAA Division III this season, beat 57 other runners, including UW-La Crosse's Holden who finished second with a time of 21.90 seconds.
Wilburn recorded this season's third-best Division III measurement in the triple jump with his winning distance of 48-7. His mark defeated 16 other participants, including UW-La Crosse's Jacob Teunas who finished second and UW-Oshkosh's Jared Benson who placed fourth with skips of 47-10 and 44-9 1/2, respectively.
Jack Flynn earned UW-Oshkosh's lone second-place finish with his throw of 159-0 in the discus. His measurement for the event ranks 16th in the Division III this season. UW-La Crosse's David Kornack won the event of 57 participants with a distance of 159-11.
The 3,000-meter steeplechase and shot put events also featured multiple place winners for the Titans. Michael Juarez finished fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:01.92 while Andrew Strasser placed eighth in 10:22.11. The shot put had Nick Tegtmeier finish fourth and Jackson Sheckler fifth with tosses of 51-6 1/2 and 49-7 3/4, respectively.
UW-Oshkosh will compete this Thursday (April 18) and Friday (April 19) at the UW-La Crosse Phil Esten Challenge.