Newton Wins 800m as Toberman, Boley Climb Charts


The Monmouth College track and field teams competed at the Beloit Relays on Saturday in Wisconsin. The Scots grabbed one individual title, two top-10 performances in school history and nearly 30 career highs. No PDF results were provided.

The Monmouth title on the day belonged to Eli Newton (Dallas City, Illinois) in the 800m. Newton ran 1:58.36 to win by more than two seconds.

Caleb Toberman (Clifton, Illinois) delivered the third-best hammer throw in school history as he finished second at 54.31m, a career high by nearly half a meter. He also finished second in the discus with a career-high throw of 45.96m and third in the shot put with a career-best 14.89m.

Gunner Bryant (Curryville, Missouri) was fifth in the javelin at 45.00m and Blake Orwig (Wyoming, Illinois) was sixth in the shot put at 13.60m.

Da’Von Patterson (Ponte Vedre, Florida) finished fifth in the 200m race with a career-best 23.12. He teamed with Newton, Braden Bernas (Aurora, Illinois) and Logan Morse (Yates City, Illinois) to finish fifth in the 4x400m relay at 3:31.82.

Maddie Boley (Beecher, Illinois) delivered the 10th best hammer throw in school history as she finished second at 47.94m. She also finished third in the discus at 43.12m and sixth in the shot put at 12.09m.

Jillian Toth (El Paso, Illinois) was right behind Boley in the hammer at 46.28m for a third-place finish. Kayla Braun (Evansville, Illinois) took fifth in the shot put at 12.23m while Gracie Gibbons (Altona, Illinois) was sixth in the hammer at 43.13m.

Maddie Rusk (Annawan, Illinois) was third in the 100m dash at 12.68 seconds and fifth in the 200m race at 27.12m. Miranda Hursey (Hanna City, Illinois) and Delaney Rexroat (Monmouth, Illinois) tied for fifth in the pole vault at 2.91m while Rexroat was seventh in the javelin at 28.17m.


The Scots head to Rock Island, Illinois next weekend for the Augustana Meet of Champions.

NCAA Division III National Rankings (as of 7:30 pm 4/13/24)
13 – Maddie Boley – shot put – 13.47m
34 – Maddie Boley – discus – 43.67m
33 – Caleb Toberman – hammer throw – 54.31m
47 – Maddie Boley – hammer throw – 47.94m
47- Caleb Toberman – discus – 45.96

Career Highs for outdoor meets (does not include those participating in an event for the first time)

Competitor – event – new career high (old career high)
Chloe Allen – triple jump = 9.34m (9.06m)
Brody Bledsoe – discus – 41.16m (40.80m)
Brody Bledsoe -shot put – 12.68m (11.93m)
Maddie Boley – hammer throw – 47.94m (47.29m)
Gunner Bryant – shot put – 13.41m (13.09m)
Neo Colter – 1500m – 4:22.40 (4:23.97)
Payton Crims – 100m – 11.57 (11.67)
Megan Dailey – pole vault – 2.76 (2.50m)
Alayna Earle – hammer throw – 41.07m (38.41m)
Alayna Earle – discus – 32.37m (30.90m)
Gracie Gibbons – shot put – 11.91m (11.75m)
Colton Hutson – 100m – 12.02 (12.26)
Abbie Johnson – discus – 32.91m (30.87m)
Abbie Johnson – hammer throw- 36.13m (35.22m)
Danielle Johnson – triple jump – 9.62m (9.14m)
Michael Moreno – javelin – 28.15m (27.80m)
Michael Moreno – discus – 37.68m (36.04m)
Logan Morse – high jump – 1.78m (1.70m)
Blake Orwig – discus – .38.00m (37.86m)
Da’Von Patterson – 200m – 23.12 (23.19)
Delaney Rexroat – pole vault – 2.91m (2.84m)
Maddie Rusk – 200m – 12.68 (12.82)
Bryson Thomas – 200m – 23.74 (24.15)
Caleb Toberman – discus – 45.96m (44.18m)
Caleb Toberman – hammer throw – 54.31m (53.92m)
Caleb Toberman – shot put – 14.89m (14.67m)
Joey Twardowski – high jump – 1.75m (1.72m)
Jillian Toth – hammer throw – 46.28m (44.17m)
Jillian Toth – shot put – 10.80m (10.74m)

***Courtesy of Nathan Baliva, Monmouth College***

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