BOSTON – Junior Natalie Schudrowitz (Milwaukee, Wis.) of the Brown women's track & field team broke a school record at the Husky Classic, and the men's side posted a pair of wins and set six top ten program finishes at the Boston University Valentine Invitational, as the Bears competed at a pair of meets on Saturday.
Schudrowitz finished 15th in the 3,000 meters in a time of 9:11.61 at the Washington Husky Classic on Saturday, breaking her own record of 9:13.53, set last season. This is the second school record in three weeks for Schudrowitz, who set a school best in the mile (4:42.54) at the BU Terrier Invitational.
BU Valentine Invitational
Sophomore Owen Russell (Attleboro, Mass.) won the weight throw with a toss of 64-02.25 in a field of 48 competitors on the second and final day of the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
On the track, junior Tosin Oyewole (Elkridge, Md.) was sixth overall in the 400 meters as he crossed in a time of 47.47 for second-best all-time in program history, while Nik Zemis (New Philadelphia, Ohio) was 16th in the event at 48.48, tied for eighth all-time at Brown.
Junior Brian Pfaff (Johannesburg, South Africa) placed seventh in the 200 meters in a time of 21.88 for fourth all-time at Brown.
Junior Max Haensel (Raleigh, N.C.) continued his impressive indoor campaign with an eighth-place finish in the 800 meters at 1:50.45 for sixth overall in the record book. Michael Wyman (Marion, Mass.) turned in an eighth-place finish in the 1,000 meters as he crossed in a time of 2:24.80 for sixth all-time in program history.
The 4x400 meter relay team of Zemis, Haensel, Zack Emrich (North Kingstown, R.I.) and Oyewole captured first overall at 3:13.50 for third all-time at Brown.
The track & field teams will return to action next weekend at the USATF New England meet in Cambridge.