4x800 Relay Just Off Record Pace to Win Title

4x800 Relay Just Off Record Pace to Win Title

(Baltimore, Md.) – The Dickinson men's track & field team is currently sixth after the second day of competition at the Centennial Conference Championships, hosted by Johns Hopkins University.

The Red Devils were just off school record pace in the 4x800 relay, clocking a remarkable time of 7:45.08 to capture the title. Billy Dougherty (Mt. Lebanon, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) led off the relay with senior Patrick Nolan (Westport, Conn./Staples) on the second leg. Sophomore Eric Herrmann (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown) and senior Mason Hepner (Mount Joy, Pa./Manheim Central) both ran sub-1:55.00 in the third and anchor legs.

Hepner posted a time of 1:56.76 to rank third in the prelims of the 800 meters while Will Chandler (Westfield, N.J./Westfield) clocked a time of 1:59.14, just missing the top 10.

First-year Bryce Descavish (Ebensburg, Pa./Central Cambria) crossed the line fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:46.59.

Junior Marcus Robinson (Bowie, Md./St. Mary's Ryken) qualified for the finals of the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.68 and posted a mark of 23.89 in the 200-meter event.

Classmate Devin Glasson (Canton, Conn./Canton) tallied seventh-place points in the discus with a throw of 40.66 meters.

Host Johns Hopkins leads in the team standings with 108.5 points with Haverford in second with 63.50. Competition concludes on Sunday in Baltimore. The Red Devils are just two points behind Muhlenberg, four behind McDaniel, and 11 back of third-place Swarthmore.