Hepner Sets Two School Records at CC Championships

Hepner Sets Two School Records at CC Championships

(Collegeville, Pa.) – Dickinson senior Mason Hepner (Mount Joy, Pa./Manheim Central) was part of two school records as the Red Devil men's indoor track & field team placed fifth in the team standings at the Centennial Conference Championships at Ursinus College.

Hepner broke his own recent record to win the conference title in the 800 meters, clocking a time of 1:55.64. He struck gold with another school record, anchoring the 4x800 relay for a time of 7:57.58, and ran to silver in the mile with a time of 4:16.54.

Sophomores Eric Herrmann (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown) and Will Chandler (Westfield, N.J./Westfield) joined junior Billy Dougherty (Mt. Lebanon, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) to complete the relay.

Sophomore Duncan Hopkins (Lancaster, Pa./JP McCaskey) crossed the line in 8:35.22 to place second in the 3,000 meters while first-year Bryce Descavish (Ebensburg, Pa./Central Cambria) was fifth with a time of 8:42.35.

First-year Adam Gamber (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) had a great start in his conference debut, placing second in the pole vault with a height of 4.06 meters (13'-3.75").

First-year Thomas Riordan (Campbell, S.C./Landrum) finished fourth in the 400 meters, coming in with a time of 52.50. He was seventh in the 4x400 relay with Dougherty, senior Harry McCarthy (Westfield, N.J./Newark Academy) and sophomore Matthew Trang (Altadena, Calif./John Marshall Fundamental).

Sophomore Marcus Robinson (Bowie, Md./St. Mary's Ryken) had a pair of top 10 finishes, placing seventh in the 60 meters (7.27) and ninth in the 200 meters with a time of 24.18.

Johns Hopkins captured the team title with Haverford finishing second ahead of Swarthmore. The Devils were fifth, finishing just five points behind Muhlenberg. The Red Devils are scheduled to return to Collegeville to compete in the Ursinus Final Qualifier next Friday.

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