Denison sent four athletes to Capital University's Purple & White Invitational on Saturday afternoon. They were led by senior Steven Gallego's (Lyndhurst, N.J./New Canaan [Conn.]) seventh place finish in the men's shot put.
Gallego, a two-time North Coast Athletic Conference champion in the javelin, posted a distance of 42'01.5" in the shot-put to lead DU. He was followed in the event by Wendell Taylor (Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Xavier) and John Bute (Gibsonia, Pa./Pine-Richland) who placed 19th and 20th, respectively. Taylor locked in a throw of 36'05.5" and Bute followed with 36'.03.5".
In the women's pole vault, junior Ashlee Dickson (Circleville, Ohio/Circleville) placed seventh in the pole vault after clearing 8'6".
Denison's indoor track & field season will officially kick off on Jan. 15 when they travel back to the Capital Center for the Rev. Mike Hout Invitational.