(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team hosted its annual CMU Quad Meet on Saturday, April 1 and won with 227.5 points. Penn State Behrend placed second with 186 points. Sophomore Jared Moore (Beaver Dams, N.Y./Corning-Painted Post) highlighted the day, as he recorded a school record time of 8:41.63 to win the 3,000-meter run.
Moore's school record as well as a stadium record just beat out sophomore William Mitchell (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) in the race. Mitchell finished in 8:42.01. Senior Curtis Watro (Audubon, Pa./Methacton) won the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:44.88.
Junior Eloy Fernandez (San Jose, Calif./Lynbrook) won the triple jump with a mark of 12.63 meters while freshman Dhroovaa Khannan (San Ramon, Calif./Dougherty Valley) was second with a leap of 12.56 meters. Senior Matthew Seifu (Silver Spring, Md./Sidwell Friends) placed second in the long jump with a season-best mark of 6.19 meters.
Junior David Trzcinski (Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty) earned a second-place finish in the shot put with a season-best mark of 13.77 meters with sophomore Kenny Sladick (Berea, Ohio/Berea-Midpark) placing third with a mark of 13.68 meters. Junior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) won the hammer throw with a toss of 52.08 meters while Sladick was second with a mark of 44.92 meters. In the discus, Schofel took second with a career-best throw of 43.28 meters while Sladick also recorded a career-best throw of 41.90 meters to place third.
Sophomore Reed Farber (Mt. Lebanon, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) took the top place in the high jump by clearing 1.84 meters to match his outdoor best, as senior Don Boyer (Dover Foxcroft, Maine/Foxcroft Academy) tied for second after clearing 1.74 meters. Boyer also competed in the 110-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles, winning the shorter distance in 15.78 seconds and the long distance in 56.52 seconds.
Senior Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) led a sweep of the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:01.71. Sophomore Mark Moody was second in 4:08.96 while freshman Liam Walsh (Gaithersburg, Md./Quince Orchard) was third in 4:13.48.
Junior Jonathan Perry (Albuquerque, N.M./Albuquerque Academy) took second in the 400-meter run in a season-best 51.68 before sophomore Isaac Mills (Fairfax, Va./Oakton) won the 800-meter run in 1:54.99.
Carnegie Mellon will travel to New Wilmington, Pa. to participate in the Westminster College Invitational on Friday and Saturday, April 7-8.