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'Cats close out indoor season at Air Force Collegiate Open

'Cats close out indoor season at Air Force Collegiate Open

Johnson & Wales wrapped up their indoor season on Friday at the US Air Force Academy's Collegiate Open.

In the 400 meter race, Alan Almeida (Aurora, Colo.) competed for JWU, finishing with a time of 53.81 in 13th place. The 800 meter race saw Alberto Rodriguez (San Jacinto, Calif.) and Bryce Moore (Loma, Colo.) represent Johnson & Wales. Rodriguez finished in eighth at 1:59.43 followed by Moore in 19th at 2:14.28. Daniel Larom (Elk River, Minn.) and Abelardo Villegas (Irving, Texas) ran in the mile run. Larom finished in 17th at 3:37.93 and Villegas crossed the finish line at 5:40.22 in 18th place.

The Wildcats finished in fifth place in the mile relay event with a time of 3:44.83.

Johnson & Wales will move on to their outdoor season, opening it on March 31 at the Spank Blasing Meet, hosted by Colorado State University - Pueblo.