Norley Wins 800-Meter Run at Dragon Invitational

Norley Wins 800-Meter Run at Dragon Invitational

(TIFFIN, Ohio) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team competed at the Tiffin University Dragon Invitational on Saturday, February 13.

Junior Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) won the 800-meter run with a season-best time of 1:58.07. Junior Ryan Archer (Pittsburgh, Pa./Vincentian Academy) placed third in the mile run, crossing in a career-best time of 4:22.88. Freshman William Mitchell (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) was fifth in the mile in 4:27.33 while freshman Andrew Harter (Saratoga, Calif./Saratoga) was sixth in 4:27.35.

Junior Gordon Pace (Orlando, Fla./Trinity Prep) ran the 3,000-meter run in 8:53.66 to place fourth, as junior Steven Kool (Vienna, Va./Thomas Jefferson for Sci. & Tech.) was seventh in 9:01.39.

Sophomore Thomas Mansfield (Westerville, Ohio/Westerville Central) cleared a career-best 4.32 meters in the pole vault to place eighth overall. Freshman Rai Walters (Westlake, Ohio/St. Ignatius) took sixth place in the long jump with a mark of 6.52 meters while sophomore Eloy Fernandez (San Jose, Calif./Lynbrook) was sixth in the triple jump with a mark of 12.76 meters.

Sophomore David Trzcinski (Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty) earned a season-best mark in the shot put at 14.59 meters to place eighth and a career-best mark in the weight throw at 12.73 meters. Sophomore Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) had the team's best mark in the weight throw when he tossed the element a career-best 14.97 meters to place fifth.

The Tartans will compete again on Friday, February 19 at the Ohio State University Indoor Collegiate Meet.