George Mason Invite on Tap for Men's Track & Field
PRINCETON, N.J. (4/11/12) - The Princeton men's track & field team heads to Fairfax, Va., to compete at the Patriot Invitational at George Mason on Saturday, April 14.
The first event is at noon with the javelin and pole vault, with the first track event at 1:05 p.m., with the men's 4x100. The last event is scheduled for 9:05 p.m., the men's 5k.Princeton competed in the meet last year, sending 12 members of the team to the meet. Alejandro Arroyo Yamin won the 5000, beating out 20 other competitors. He covered the track in 14:11.17, crushing his previous best that he posted just two weeks ago at the Stanford Invitational when he ran 14:25.04. Kyle Soloff '11 was third at 14:16.71, followed by Joe Stilin in fifth place with a PR of 14:22.34 , nearly 13 seconds faster than his previous best. Max Kaulbach was sixth at 14:23.98.
The 1,500 and 800 were both run in sections.
Donn Cabral finished third in section one and was third out of the total 48 harriers with a time of 3:46.14. Classmate Trevor Van Ackeren was directly behind him at 3:46.32. Chris Bendtsen was third in section 2, and 12th overall clocking in at 3:50.85. Michael Palmisano was section in section 3 with a time of 3:55.66.
Russell Dinkins ran a 1:50.95 in the 800, taking fifth in section 1 finishing 10th out of 36 total runners. Jordan Sawadogo ran 1:54.48 to place sixth in section 3.