T/F Shakes Up Record Books After Busy Weekend
Coach Pollard Invite Results
Bison Open Results
EASTON, Pa.—The Lafayette men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up a busy weekend on Saturday at the Bison Open after also taking part in the in the Mondschein Multis at Kutztown and the Coach Pollard Invitational at Moravian.
On the men’s side, senior David McGriff highlighted another successful weekend for the Maroon and White. McGriff won the hammer throw with a personal best throw of 199’ 6”. That mark ranks him second all-time in school history. McGriff also won the discus with a throw of 172’ 8”. Freshman Sam Fishbein continued his stellar freshman season placing third in the hammer throw (170’) and fifth in the shot put (49’ 9”). Dan Sweitzer finished fourth in the hammer throw with a PR of 164’.
Senior Michael Thorne was the runner-up in the pole vault, clearing 14’11.5”. Steve Young earned two top-10 finishes, placing seventh in the long jump (22’ 3.5”) and eighth in the triple jump (44’ 4.25).
On the track, sophomore Tyler Hubeny took fifth with a PR of 6,199 points in the decathlon at the Mondschein Multis. Hubeny also ran a PR in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.82. His hurdle time puts him eighth all-time in school history while his score in the decathlon puts him sixth. Calvin Schneck finished third in the 800m with a PR of 1:54.52. David Sadvary placed second in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:57.07. Brendan Carroll grabbed a fifth-place finish in the 400m with a PR time of 49.76. Senior Tyler Pressel placed fifth in the 800m with a personal best time of 1:55.14.
The 4 x 400m relay team of Justin Johnson, Dan Hogan, Carroll and Schneck ran a season best time of 3:24.80, placing third at the Coach Pollard Invite. Freshman Thomas Anthony earned a seventh-place finish in the 5000m (16:14.89) while junior Mark DiPaola clocked in right behind his teammate with a time of 16:18.32.
On the women’s side, freshman Katie Ullmann finished third in the heptathlon with a score of 4,012 points, which ranks seventh all-time in school history. Ullmann also ran a personal best time of 16.33 in the 100m hurdles and jumped 5’ 0.5” in the high jump. Junior Caroline Harmon posted a PR in the 1500m, rounding the track in 4:38.07. That mark is good enough to put her sixth all-time in school history. Alexa Kwapinksi finished third in the 800m with a time of 2:22.08.
Sophomore Katie Mozzochi had a career day, running for a PR in both the 100m and 400m hurdles with times of 15.34 and 1:06.13 respectively. Junior Samira Sujak finished sixth in the 5000m (19:35.83) while fellow classmate Charlotte Gacek placed eighth in the 400m with a time of 1:01.58. Sophomore Crosby Spiess finished eighth in the 200m, clocking in at 26.19.
The Maroon and White are back on the track this Friday April 20 when they travel to Princeton, N.J. for the Larry Ellis Invitational.