May 9, 2010

Men’s Track & Field Earns Third Place at 2010 Outdoor Ivy League Heptagonal Championship

Princeton, NJ- The Brown University men's track & field team earned third place with 74 points at the 2010 Outdoor Ivy League Heptagonal Championship hosted at Princeton University's Weaver Track & Field Stadium this afternoon.

"I am extremely proud of how are athletes represented Brown University and our program this weekend," said Interim Director of Track & Field Michelle Eisenreich. "Our team not only impressed the league but went out and competed for one another with incredible character."

Senior Duriel Hardy earned second place in the 5,000m run with a time of 14:25.15, and sophomore Matt Duffy came in right behind with a time of 14:26.38 for third place. Also, senior Colin Brett posted an eighth place time of 14:33.18, and freshman Michael Stumpf finished in 17th with a 14:53.79.

Hardy also earned a second place finish in the 10,000m run with a time of 29:55.68, while Brett finished in 14th with a time of 31:08.38 and Christian Escareno followed in 16th with a 31:10.38.

Marc Howland finished in eighth in the 100m dash with a time of 11.05 seconds, and freshman Alexander Tounkara came in sixth in the 200m dash with a 22.07. In the 1,500m run, sophomore Anthony Schurz came in eighth overall with a time of 4:00.78.

Jordan Maddocks earned third place in the high jump with a height of 6-08.25. Reginald Cole earned second place in the triple jump with a stellar leap of 51-01.00, and also competed in the long jump and earned 12th with a 22-06.50. Senior Andrew Chapin also gave a great effort, finishing in third with a mark of 50-02.00.

Bryan Powlen garnered fourth place in the shot put with a 53-07.50, and Daniel Smith came in sixth with a 53-02.75. But Powlen did bring home the discus throw title with an outstanding throw of 177-01. Smith competed in the discus as well and came in eighth overall with a 156-02.

Also earning a title this afternoon was junior Craig Kinsley. Kinsley garnered the javelin throw championship with a dominating throw of 229-10. Freshman Michael Bieszard followed behind with a seventh place finish with a throw of 168-09. In the hammer throw, senior Brian Giese earned sixth place with a 190-04.

Team Standings:

  1. Cornell – 188
  2. Princeton – 152
  3. Brown – 74
  4. Yale – 64
  5. Dartmouth – 57
  6. Penn – 54
  7. Harvard  -50
  8. Columbia - 43

 

Pictured: Matt Duffy (photo by dspics.net)