FSU Track Takes Part In GVSU Holiday Open

FSU Track Takes Part In GVSU Holiday Open
Ferris opened the 2009-10 indoor season at the GVSU Holiday Open

Allendale, Mich. - The Ferris State University indoor track and field program opened the 2009-10 slate with its first action by sending a selected handful of individuals to the Grand Valley State Holiday Open this past weekend (Dec. 17-18) in Allendale, Mich.

The meet was held at inside GVSU's Laker Turf Building and represented the first official action of the year for the Bulldogs.  The meet was a late addition to FSU's 2009-10 schedule.

Senior Mike Mangieri paced Ferris by winning the 5,000 meters (15:13.71).  Freshman teammate David Silversmith also competed in the same event and placed ninth overall (16:02.89).

Senior Greg Burns came in fourth overall in the pole vault (15-3) while senior Justin Trombley took 12th place in the vault (13-1.50).

Finally, sophomore Alex Best was a fourth-place finisher in the men's mile run (4:25.74) and freshman Josh Kyser wound up seventh in the mile (4:38.68).

FSU returns to action by taking part in the Saginaw Valley State Doug Hanson Open on Jan. 15 in University Center, Mich.

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