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Saints Sweep WHAC Track & Field Honors

01/21/2014 – Caleb Teachout and Alvaro Romero of Aquinas were named the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Men's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week after competing in the Grand Valley State Mike Lints Alumni Open on January 17.

Teachout, a native of Grand Rapids, won the 600-meter dash with an NAIA-best time of 1:18.9 to best 31 other competitors. The junior's first effort of the season at this distance also ranks him fourth overall (all collegiate divisions) in the nation, behind two runners from Nebraska and a runner from Stanford.

Romero picked up a pair of silver medals in the jumps at the meet. The senior from Lima, Peru earned the "B" standard in the triple jump with an NAIA fifth-best distance of 14.22 meters and measured 6.97 meters in the long jump.

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