Men’s Track & Field Hosts Annual Jim Taylor Invite

Men’s Track & Field Hosts Annual Jim Taylor Invite

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The Susquehanna men's track & field team had a solid day at its 32nd-annual Jim Taylor Invitational on Saturday.

On the track, Dan Isenberg and Mark Harrel were third and fourth in the 10,000m run with respective times of 33:55.34 and 33:59.25 (a PR).

Peter Lynch ran to a third-place finish in the 3000m steeplechase with his time of 10:25.20 and Colin Eberhardt placed 14th in the 1500m run after crossing the finish in 4:08.38. Less than two seconds behind him was John Crowe (4:10.13 –a PR) with Justin Skavery posting a time of 4:13.81.

Kyle Skelton finished 12th in the 5000m run with a time of 16:18.42 and John Matthews crossed the finish in 16:34.25. Alex Price '15 was 10th (16:15.93).

In the 100m dash, Kwane Hayle's time of 11.15 was third-best on the day and the top Division III time and in the 200m dash, Matt Gass was fifth with his time of 22.98. Gass also went on to place seventh in the 400m run (50.93).

Susquehanna had three runners place in the top 20 of the 800m run with Kaleb Waiwada in 16th (2:02.04), Ciaran Fisher in 18th (2:03.53) and Steve Rivlin in 19th (2:04.08) with all three marking personal bests.

Andrew Farrell took ninth in the 110m hurdles after crossing the finish in 16.77 to set a PR while in the 400m hurdles, William Claxton and Brandon Mendoza were 12th and 13th, respectively, with times of 1:01.28 and 1:02.16.

The 4 x 100 relay team of Armond Owens, Hayle, Marcus Gabeau and Kyle Entin captured fifth with a time of 43.82.

Jared Minori again won the javelin with a throw of 63.28m, easily ahead of the second-place throw of 58.84m and just short of his career-best mark of 65.84m.

In the hammer throw, Tom Schetroma's toss of 41.75m placed him 14th with Ken Schetroma '13 in seventh (46.01m). Tom Schetroma also took home fourth in the shot put with a throw of 15.16m with Teddy Linde in 14th (12.10m).

Ryan Bertsch was SU's top finisher in the discus with a ninth-place throw of 38.83m, eclipsing his previous PR of 37.17m.

Desmond Edwards and Keanu Davis were 12th and 13th in the long jump with respective marks of 5.83m and 5.79m. Edwards went on to place sixth in the triple jump (12.64m) with Matthew Cultrera in eighth (12.22m).

Finally, Jack DeLuca took seventh in the pole vault (3.95m), tying his career-best mark.

SU returns to action on April 2 at the Millersville Metrics Meet.