HUNTINGDON, Pa. - The Susquehanna men's track & field team finds itself in third place after day one of competition at the 2016 Landmark Conference championship meet.
Moravian leads with 76 points, followed by Elizabethtown (50) and Susquehanna (49).
In the first track event of the day, SU had three runners pick up points in the 10,000 meter run. John Crowe took third with a time of 33:40.84 with Mark Harrel right behind in fourth (33:54.75 – a five-second PR). Dan Isenberg took sixth with his time of 34:01.44.
Senior Colin Eberhardt's time of 4:01.91 in the 1500m run was good for a fourth-place finish.
Kwane Hayle and Armond Owens qualified for Sunday's 100m dash final with respective prelim times of 10.91 and 11.21. Hayle, Matt Gass and Owens also qualified for the 200m dash finals. Hayle posted the top time of 22.28 in the prelims while Gass crossed the finish in 22.52, followed by Owens (23.92).
Gass and Justin Meyer qualified for the finals in the 400m dash after posting time of 50.14 and 52.55, respectively, in Saturday's preliminary round with Meyer's time marking a personal best.
In the 110m hurdle prelims, Andrew Farrell finished third (16.48 – a PR) with William Claxton seventh (17.43).
Jeremy Campbell captured second in the long jump with a career-best mark of 6.76m. Hayle was directly behind with a third-place jump of 6.65m – also a PR - while Desmond Edwards took sixth (6.14m) and Matthew Cultrera eighth (6.01m).
Tom Schetroma took home fifth place in the discus with a throw of 39.06m – a PR. The senior went on to earn fourth in the hammer with his throw of 42.94m and Teddy Linde came up with an eighth-place finish (35.16m).
The team wraps-up competition at the championship meet on Sunday.