Detroit Mercy Men - Competition at Youngstown State Wraps Up
Provided by Detroit Mercy
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- There was a light snow fall in Ohio as the men's track and field team wrapped up indoor competition on the second day of the Youngstown State National Invitational in Youngstown, OH Saturday.
Continuing in the second-day events for the heptathlon, Taylor Hennrick ran a 8.79 in the 60m hurdles and finished with a 3.19m jump in the pole vault. In the 1000m, he finished at 2:50.02 for a total overall score of 4344.
In the 60m hurdles, Aviram Campbell ran 8.48 and placed fifth while in the preliminaries, Stephen Ivanics had an 8.60 and Anthony Donald a 9.38.
In the 60m dash, Vushaun Landrum 7.08 and Anthony both finished at 7.08 as the two tied for fourth place. For Anthony, it was a new PR. In the 200m, Landrum placed sixth in the finals with a 22.29 mark and Anthony was 11th at 22.63.
In the 4x400m, the Titans had three different teams in competition. The top Titan group finished fourth of nine teams with Vince Lefler, Joe LaRocca, Donald and Joe Raffin combining for a time of 3:25.76.
In the 400m, Raffin finished second at 49.86. Lefler also was in the 400m and set a new PR with a fourth place finish at 50.15. Donald (51.27) and LaRocca (51.90) were also both in the 400m as LaRocca set a new season-high.
In the 800m, three Titans were in the top twenty in Matt Mahler (10th - 1:56.42), Chris Smalley (14th - 2.00.16) and George Holman (19 - 2:05.09).
In the 3000m, Edwin Gay finished with a time of 9:06.54.
In the mile run, Bob Radlich 4:18.46 and the #8 Titan all-time mark. Two other new career marks were also set in the mile run as Ylli Alla (4:30.73) and Holman (4:31.11) both set new highs.
Jeffrey Senecal also set a new PR in the triple jump with a 12.84m
The men's track and field team will now look ahead to Grand Valley State University Big Meet in Allendale on Feb. 10-11.