Men's Track Wins Two in Season-Opening New Year's Invitational
PRINCETON, N.J. (12/9/12) - The Princeton men's track & field team opened the 2012-13 indoor season hosting the New Year's Invitational at Jadwin Gym on Sunday, Dec. 9.
Coming out of football season, freshman John Hill picked up his first track win with a victory in the 60-meter dash. Hill clocked a 6.93 in his collegiate debut.
Junior Tom Hopkins won the 300 with a time of 34.31. He was the runner-up in the long jump, reaching 7.16 (23-6.)
Two other Tigers made up the top-10 in the 300. Sophomore Daniel McCord was third at 35.43 and senior Sebastian Steffen was eighth at 35.80. Behind Hopkins in the long jump was sophomore Stephen Soerens in sixth place and junior Brad Pelisek in seventh.
In the 600 junior Tom Scott ran a 1:23.06 to finish in fourth place.
After the holidays, Princeton will compete in a dual at Navy on Sunday, Jan. 6.