Detroit Mercy Women - Men's Track and Field at Jack Harvey Meet Saturday
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The men's track and field team was in action at the Jack Harvey Invitational at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Saturday as the meet featured 15 events and four total teams.
In the high jump, freshman Justin Peguese finished in fourth place with a leap of 1.98m. The mark is a feat that only two other Titans have ever previously reached as only two other Detroit jumpers have gone over the two-meter mark.
Also in the jumps, junior Ja'Quan Patterson placed second in the triple jump with 13.37m.
In the 60-meter hurdles, sophomore Steven Ivanics set a new personal best as he finished sixth overall with a time of 8.52 which became the new 10th-best Titan time recorded. Junior Taylor Hennrick also set a new PR with a time of 8.58 and now holds the 11th-best Titan career mark. Freshman Shammah Carter also ran a 9.02 in the competition finishing just out of the top ten racers.
Senior Vushaun Landrum ran his best time of the young season with a 7.00 in the 60-meter dash. He would end up with a fifth place finish in the final race. Sophomore Charles Anthony and Henrick ran with times of 7.23 and 7.34 respectively.
In the 200-meter race, Landrum would earn a second fifth place result with a time of 23.20 while Anthony was right behind in sixth with a 23.32 mark.
In the 800-meter run, senior Matt Mahler ran 1:59.75 placing eighth.
In the 4x400-meter relay, the Titan foursome of junior Vince Lefler, senior Aviram Campbell, freshman Victor Mattison and junior Joe Raffin placed third with a time of 3:26.86. Mattison topped the group time a 49.8 split as the third leg in the race and it was during that third leg that the Titans overtook Central Michigan for third place.
Raffin also competed in the 600-meter race and set a new career mark crossing at 1:22.45, the number eight top time on the Titan career list.
The Titans will now look ahead to their next meet on Jan. 28 at the IPFW Quadrangular in Fort Wayne, IN.