Red Devil Men Earn Eight All-Conference Track & Field Honors

Red Devil Men Earn Eight All-Conference Track & Field Honors

(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson men's indoor track & field team had some outstanding performances at the 2017 Centennial Conference Championships,  earning eight All-Centennial Conference honors, announced on Tuesday.

Senior Mason Hepner (Mount Joy, Pa./Manheim Central) broke his own school record in the 800 meters, running another remarkable race to win the conference title and earn First-team honors. He anchored the 4x800 relay to a title and school record time of 7:57.58.

Hepner added a silver medal and Second-team honors in the mile. He returned to Ursinus a week later to break the school record in the mile with a time of 4:12.80, a mark good enough to send him to nationals this weekend. In addition, Hepner was named to the All-Centennial Conference Sportsmanship Team.

Also earning First-team honors with the record-setting 4x800 relay were junior Billy Dougherty (Mt. Lebanon, Pa./Mt. Lebanon), and sophomores Will Chandler (Westfield, N.J./Westfield) and Eric Herrmann (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown).

Sophomore Duncan Hopkins (Lancaster, Pa./JP McCaskey) claimed a silver medal and Second-team All-CC honors in the 3,000 meters, clocking a time of 8:35.22.

First-year Adam Gamber (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) had a great finish to his rookie season, earning Second-team honors with a second-place finish in the pole vault, clearing a height of 4.06 (13'-3.75").

The Red Devil men and women both had great seasons with the women earning 12 All-Conference honors while head coach Don Nichter was named the 2017 Women's Coach of the Year.

Complete 2017 All-Centennial Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Team