Worcester, MA --- WPI Track and Field athletes Mike Thyden (Sutton, MA) and Caroline Eigenbrodt (Chatham, NY) each competed at the Holy Cross multi events meet on Wednesday and Thursday. The competition, comprised of Division I and Division III entries, is a rare chance for multi-event athletes to qualify for championship meets.
Thyden assured himself a spot in the Division III New England Championship meet in the decathlon as he posted 5076 points for 11th place. The junior's highlights included a 53.33 in the 400-meter dash and a 12.01 in the 100-meter dash.
In the heptathlon, Eigenbrodt moved up three spots from day one to finish in 21st spot with 1905 points and capped off the two-day event with her best performance, a 2:41.73 in the 800-meter run.
The Men's and Women's Track and Field squads hit the road on Saturday when they venture to Springfield for the final regular season meet.