Men's 4x400 Wins Heptagonal at Penn Relays
Day 1 Recap
PHILADELPHIA (4/25/14) - The Princeton 4x400 relay clocked it's best time of the season to win the 4x400 Heptagonal on Day 2 of the Penn Relays.
The relay made up of junior Daniel McCord, freshman Bryant Switzer, freshman Ray Mennin and senior Tom Hopkins clocked a 3:12.75 besting the runner-up, Brown, by 1.21. It was just a year ago that Princeton set the event record with Hopkins and McCord making up two legs of the relay that ran 3:07.99. This year's relay will advance to the 4x400 IC4A tomorrow at 5:55 p.m.
McCord and Hopkins weren't finished yet. They were joined by sophomore Jack Scinto and sophomore John Hill in the 4x100 relay. The relay ran 42.03 in the heats.
Scinto was the lone individual competitor. In the eastern long jump, Scinto finished in fourth place. He jumped to 7.07 (23-2.5) on his third attempt of the afternoon.
Four more events await the Tigers at Penn Relays, with three championships on the line. Junior Adam Bragg competes in the championship pole vault, senior Damon McLean in the championship triple jump, the 4x800 Championship of America race in addition to the 4x400 as mentioned above.
Princeton will also compete at the TCNJ Invitational tomorrow. Here is the Tigers line-up:Princeton at the TCNJ
10:30 am – Men’s Javelin (Pelisek, Soerens)
Women’s Javelin (Kennedy, Krause, McKenna, Morgan, Vandolah, Waszketwitz)
10:30 am – Men’s Shot Put (Oslin, Soerens)
10:30 am – Women’s Discus (Cioffi, Rowe)
Men’s Discus (Cook, Oslin, Youn)
10:30 am – Men’s Long Jump (Du, Leeper, Molidor, Oslin, Saitta)
10:30 am – Women’s Long Jump (Becker, Buscak, Kennedy, Krause, Lanzafame, McKenna, Miller, Morgan, Ronde)
Women’s Triple Jump (Lanzafame)
11:00 am – Men’s Pole Vault (Coneway, Oslin)
Women’s Pole Vault (Harris, Rubin, Santi)
12:15 pm – Men’s High Jump (Bledsoe, Du, Jarrett, Oslin, Scinto)
Women’s High Jump (Busack, Kennedy, Krause, McKenna, Morgan)
11:55 am - Women’s 1500 (Ackerman, Markovich, Seykora)
1:15 pm - Men’s 110 Hurdles (Caldwell, Mohr, Soerens)
1:25 pm - 100 Women’s Hurdles (Harris, Kennedy, Krause, McKenna, Morgan)
1:35 pm – Men’s 400 (Crawford, McHugh)
Women’s 400 (Smoot)
2:00 pm – Men’s 100 (Albertson, Greenbaum, Nelson, Saitta)
Women’s 100 (Becker, Miller, Ronde, Wright)
2:30 pm – Women’s 800 (Hanson, Miers, Skokowski, Tracy)
3:20 pm – Men’s 400 Hurdles (Leeper, Myers)
Women’s 400 Hurdles (Panskyy)
3:35 pm – Men’s 200 (Caldwell, Frazier, Greenbaum, McHugh, Oslin, Saitta, Soerens)
Women’s 200 (Anyanwu, Miller, Ronde, Steele, Wright)
4:35 pm – Women’s Steeplechase (Hui)