Men’s Track & Field Competes at Walsh and Bucknell

Men’s Track & Field Competes at Walsh and Bucknell

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team competed at both the Walsh University Invitational and the Bucknell University Invitational on Saturday, April 15.
Senior Don Boyer (Dover Foxcroft, Maine/Foxcroft Academy) turned in two career-best times at Bucknell. The senior place third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.01 while recording a time of 15.28 in the 110-meter hurdles for his second career-best time.

Sophomore Isaac Mills (Fairfax, Va./Oakton) also turned in a career-best time at Bucknell, as he crossed the finish line with a time of 1:53.11 in the 800-meter run. Seniors Curtis Watro (Audubon, Pa./Methacton) and Owen Norley (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston) ran to season-best times with Watro running the 300-meter steeplechase in 9:19.62 and Norley crossing in 3:52.12 in the 1,500-meter run.

At Walsh, sophomore Mark Moody (Ellicott City, Md./River Hill) won the 1,500-metr run with a career-best time of 3:59.48. Junior Evan Larrick (Westerville, Ohio/Westerville North) and sophomore Cam Wilkerson (Fishers, Ind./Saint James) each recorded third place finishes. Larrick ran a career-best time of 1:55.12 in the 800-meter run while Wilkerson crossed in 57.74 in the 400-meters hurdles, also a career-best.

Junior Eloy Fernandez (San Jose, Calif./Lynbrook) finished second in the triple jump after recording a career-best mark of 13.54 meters. Junior Tommy Mansfield (Westerville, Ohio/Westerville Central) cleared the bar at 4.46 meters in the pole vault to place second.

Junior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) threw the hammer 52.49 meters for a fourth-place showing.

Next up for the Tartans is the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23. The meet will be hosted by the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.