BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – The Lehigh Men’s Track and Field Team, who secured their ninth straight win over Lafayette at Lauf Fieldhouse last Saturday, travels to New York City’s Armory for the Scarlett Night Open. The Mountainhawks will be in his first two-day competition of the season as his championship looms in the Patriot League on February 25-26.
Last time, Lehigh hosted the Lafayettes at their final home of the season, beating the Leopards 118-60. The Mountainhawks finished their annual Rivalry competition winning 14 of 17 events, adding him to the all-time top 10 nine times.
In field events, Lehi’s pitchers and pole vaulters continue to dominate, with six Mountain Hawks adding names to the all-time Top 10 list.Pitcher side 2nd grade Liam Lovering Ranked 3rd all-time in shot put and 4th all-time in weight throw. Lovering won the shot put (16.62m) and finished second in the heavy throw (17.45m).
Senior in weight throw Quinn Conran and junior Achilles Muzakis Both have added names to Lehi’s top 10 list. Conlan’s 16.58m mark ranked him sixth all-time, and Muzakis’ 16.57m mark ranked him seventh all-time. Sophomore Alex Clevenger It added his name to the top 10 list of shot puts, ranking seventh all-time at the 16.16m mark.
Lehi’s pole vaulters showed no signs of slowing down as two student-athletes added their names to the all-time list.Junior connor rileyWinning the pole vault with a mark of 4.83m, he was fourth all-time in his first year. carter bartz Ranked 9th all-time with a 2nd place finish at the 4.68m mark.
The Mountain Hawks dominated their game against Lafayette, but maintained their energy on the track, winning nine events and adding two more all-time rankings.Senior Connor Melko Earning Lehi’s first track victory on Saturday, he scored the miles with an IC4A qualifying time of 4:14.42.
Following Melco’s victory in the Mile, Lehigh won the next three events at the track to extend his lead over Lafayette.Senior Kerem Ayhan Continuing to make his final season as a mountain hawk count, Ayhan, who broke the school record in the 1000 m at the Villanova Invitational, won the 800 m with an IC4A qualifying time of 1:53.50, finishing a best-ever eighth place. became.
Lehi closed out the final home meeting of the year by taking first place in the final three races of the day.Senior Tyler French He grabbed the Mountainhawks’ final individual victory in the 3000m, winning the race with a time of 8:33.31. Following his win in the 3000m at French, his 4×400 relay and his 4×800 relay at Lehi gave him his final two wins of the day.
Contest starts at 9:30 am on both Friday and Saturday. Track events start at 11am on Friday and 10:30am on Saturday.You can find live results here.
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