Men’s Track & Field Captures Second at Championships

Men’s Track & Field Captures Second at Championships

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The second and final day of the 2016 Landmark Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships came to a close on Sunday and the Susquehanna men's team finished second overall.

The Crusaders tallied 185 points, finishing behind the championship team from Moravian which finished the weekend with 250 points.

In the 3000m steeplechase – the first track event of the day – Colin Eberhardt's time of 9:47.07 placed him third while Peter Lynch's time of 10:24.35 was good for seventh and two points.

In the 5000m run, John Crowe's time of 15:48.15 was third-best on the day and Colin Eberhardt's time of 15:57.60 placed him sixth.

In the sprints, Kwane Hayle won the 100m dash with a career-best time of 10.62, tied with Mike Spangler for best in program history, before also capturing the 200m dash title with a time of 22.01, tying his PR. Matt Gass took third in the 200 with his time of 22.36, a PR.

Gass went on to win the 400m dash by .05 with a time of 49.94. Justin Meyer picked up a point with his eighth-place finish (53.06).

Andrew Farrell earned five points for his fourth-place finish in the 110m hurdles with his personal-best time of 16.32 while William Claxton took sixth (16.97). Claxton later went on to take third in the 400m hurdles after crossing the finish in 59.19, a career-best time.

The 4 x 100 relay team of Xavier Brooks, Hayle, Marcus Gabeau and Armond Owens took first with a time of 42.77. In the final track event of the weekend, SU's 4 x 400 team of Kyle Entin, Meyer, Steve Rivlin and Claxton posted a fifth-place time of 3:33.46.

Senior Jared Minori captured his fourth Landmark javelin title with a first-place throw of 61.48m. Just behind him in second was Alex Messick (59.77m).

Desmond Edwards won the triple jump title with his career-best mark of 13.27m. Teammate Jeremy Campbell was fourth (12.73m – a PR), Matthew Cultrera placed sixth (12.47m), Rakee Cromwell seventh (12.29m –a PR) and Marcus Gabeau eighth (12.25m).

In the high jump, Jeremy Campbell was SU's top finisher with a fifth-place jump of 1.83m which matched his career-best mark. Rakee Cromwell picked up a point by finishing eighth (1.78m – a PR).

Tom Schetroma's throw of 15.13m in the shot put earned him a second-place finish and eight points for SU. Minori picked up two points with his seventh-place throw of 12.76m.