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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