April 26, 2014

Track & Field Competes on Day Two of Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA – The men's distance medley relay team turned in a fourth-place finish as the Brown track & field teams continued action on day two of the Penn Relays Friday at Franklin Field.

The distance medley squad made up of Will Sheeran (Seattle, Wash.), Ajani Brown (Frisco, Texas), Henry Tufnell (Cirencester, England) and Jordan Mann (St. Louis, Mo.) finished fourth in the college division with a time of 9:52.13, marking the ninth-best time in program history.

The Bears took sixth overall in the men's shuttle hurdles championship, while the 4x400 meter Heptagonal relay team of Ryan Kelly (Greenwich, Conn.), Raul Green (Hopatcong, N.J.), Ben Ostrowski (Niantic, Conn.) and Brown finished second overall at 3:14.36.

On the first day, Senior Heidi Caldwell (Hanover, N.H.) finished seventh overall in the women's 3,000 meters championship, crossing the finish line in a school record-breaking time of 9:23.31.

Sophomore Lily Harrington (West Hartford, Conn.) also competed in the 3,000 meters, placing 20th in a time of 9:46.54. Junior Leah Eickhoff (Hanover, N.H.) took 14th in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase championships, crossing in a time of 10:47.79. Senior Katharine Grimes (Chatham, N.J.) was third in the College Division of the 3,000-meter steeplechase, finishing at 10:51.67.

The Bears return for the third day of the Penn Relays on Saturday at Franklin Field.