New Personal Records Established for Men's Track and Field on Final Day
Provided by Detroit Mercy
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The 2012 Horizon League Track and Field Indoor Championships came to a close on Sunday at the new Watson and Tressel Training Site (WATTS) facility in Youngstown, OH. Taylor Hennrick and Justin Peguese led the Titan men with a pair of fourth place finishes.
Hennrick moved up to third place in his pentathlon competition at one point on the strength of a 8.87 time in the 60m hurdles before ending up in fourth place after a 3.24m pole vault. He finished the 1000m, the final event, clocking in at 2:48.77 and captured fourth place with 4466 points.
In the high jump, Peguese also had a fourth place finish with a leap of 1.91m.
In the triple jump, Ja'Quan Patterson set a new season-best at 13.88m which placed him fifth overall in the event. Jeffrey Senecal set a new PR with a 13.14m jump.
The 4x400m relay team finished with the fifth best time. The group of Joe LaRocca (51.5), Vince Lefler (49.7), Anthony Donald (50.6) and Joe Raffin (49.4) combined for a time of 3:20.98. The top team from Loyola upped the former Horizon League record of 3:15.38 set a year ago by Raffin, Lefler, Matt Mahler and Lesley Hanna and finished at 3:14.40.
In the 60m dash, Vushaun Landrum placed seventh with a time of 7.06. Landrum was also in the 200m and came in seventh once again at 22.45.
After setting a new UDM record in the weight throw in Saturday's opening day, Eric Lewis took his turn with the shot put and finished seventh and just out of scoring range with a final of 13.81m.
In the mile run, Bob Radlich set a new PR at 4:18.25 as Butler finished in the top four spots in that event. Radlich also set a PR in the 3000m race at 9:01.81. Martin Nelkie also had a PR in the 3000m run as he finished with a time of 9:03.61.
Aviram Campbell came in 7th in the 60m hurdles at 8.42.
In the end, the Titans as a team finished in seventh place after 17 events accumulating 29 points. Milwaukee ran away with a sweep on both sides capturing 125 points on the men's side and 137 points on the women's side.