Moore earns a pair of top 5 finishes at SCAC Championships

Bryce Moore
Bryce Moore

SAN ANTONIO – Junior Bryce Moore (Loma, CO) earned a pair of top-five finishes to lead the Johnson & Wales University men's track and field team at Saturday's SCAC Championships.

Moore began the day by finishing fourth in the 5,000-meter run in 15:42.00. A couple hours later, Moore earned a fifth-place finish in the 1,500 with a time of 4:15.15, earning a combined six points for the Wildcats. 

JWU Denver was well-represented in the 1,500 as junior John Jacob followed up Friday's runner-up in the 10K with a sixth-place performance with a time of 4:17.43. In the same race, freshman Noah Llerandi (Boulder, CO) came in 10th (4:24.58) while classmate Evan Salazar (Mundelein, IL) was 21st (5:22.04).

Salazar also finished 17th in the 800 in 2:40.26.

Moore, Jacob, Llerandi and Cody Lane (Fairmont, MN) teamed up in the 4x400 for a seventh place finish in the relay with a time of 3:55.05. The JWU Denver men's team totaled 15 points in the two-day meet to finish sixth in the team standings. 

JWU Denver Results      
Evan Salazar 800 M 2:40.26 17th
Bryce Moore 1500 M 4:15.15 5th
John Jacob 1500 M 4:17.43 6th
Noah Llerandi 1500 M 4:24.58 10th
Evan Salazar 1500 M 5:22.04 21st
Bryce Moore 5K 15:42.00 4th
John Jacob  10K 33:38.02 2nd
    Outdoor School Record  
Cody Lane 10K 37:31.28 12th
Jacob-Moore-Llerandi-Lane 4x400 3:55.05 7th