Men's Track soars at West Chester Invitational
WEST CHESTER, Pa. – The Ursinus College track and field teams had a strong showing at the non-scoring West Chester Invitational this weekend.
The Bears had two top finishers as senior Dante Dimidio won the 10k with a time of 35:00.65, while sophomore Al Desiderio won the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.07. He also finished third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 50.54.
In the triple jump, the Bears went 3-4-5 as freshman Chris Rountree was third with a leap of 43-00.25, followed by senior Travis Youngs in fourth at 42-05.25. Senior Nick Bendas was fifth with a mark of 42.04.75.
In the shot put, the Bears also had three place winners as sophomore Andrew Carr was second with a throw of 44-03.50, followed by senior Eikeem Barron with a toss of 38-09.50. Sophomore Robert Shuttle was eighth with a throw of 36-04 feet.
Junior Inki Hong was third in the pole vault event clearing a height of 12-07.50.
Rountree was also sixth in the long jump with a mark of 20-07, with freshman Sam Stortz finishing seventh in 1500 meter run with a time of 4:19.91. Freshman Jordan Grannum was eighth in the 200 meter dash at 23.24.