Kerno takes first in 10k, track team prepares for Bison Outdoor Classic

Amanda Robertson April 9, 2014 0

This past weekend, the men and women’s track teams competed at the 32nd annual Millersville Metrics meet at Millersville University. Without having the full team competing, the men were able to finish 14th out of the 28teams.

Senior Kevin Brady took second place in the pole vault, jumping 4.55m, breaking his old personal record set at 4.50m during his sophomore year. Senior Lucas Dayhoff took third place in the hammer throw with 49.04m. First-year Max Mahan competed in high jump and took fourth place overall with a height of 1.90m. This was a new personal record for Mahan.

On the track, first-year Patrick Jones raced the 3,000 meter steeplechase and took sixth place finishing in 10:48.18. First-year Ian Kulis raced the 10k and finished in 35:48.30.

Senior Amanda Kerno raced the 10k and took first place in 41:33.00. Also competing in the 10k was senior Megan Tursi, who finished in 43:34.20 and first-year Monica Venturella, who finished in 45:16.20. The women’s 4×400 meter relay consisted of first-year Kelsey Detweiler, junior Ashley Underkofler, senior Ali Christ and first-year Alexis Groce. The team finished in 4:26.50, which earned it seventh place.

Senior Monica Loranger took second in pole vault after jumping 3.20m, just two inches off her personal record. Loranger also competed in the high jump and took seventh overall with 1.53m. Junior Casey Meier took third in javelin with 38.74m. First-year Amanda Porter also competed in javelin and threw 35.76m to earn ninth place. Senior Eileen Kroszner, who competed in shot put, threw 10.92 to earn tenth place.

Both the men and women’s teams will be competing at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell University this weekend.

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