(SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's track and field team competed at the Slippery Rock University Open on Thursday, April 19. The Tartans claimed two top spots in the unscored event with freshman Andrew Singh (Marietta, Ga. / Walton) running a season-best time in the 5,000-meter run.
Singh crossed the finish line with a time of 15:40.10 in the 5,000-meter run to place second and junior Jacob Halasowski (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Fox Chapel) placed third in the event with a time of 15:45.26.
Junior Isaac Mills (Fairfax, Va. / Oakton) crossed first in the 400-meter run with a time of 52.21. The Tartans other top finish came in the 800-meter run where freshmen Arthur Dzieniszewski (Old Bridge, N.J. / Old Bridge) and Michael Cabral (Fort Lauderdale, Fla. / Pine Crest School) finished first and second. Dzieniszewski crossed in 2:02.01 while Cabral finished with a time of 2:02.47.
Sophomore Liam Walsh (Gaithersburg, Md. / Quince Orchard) took second in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:11.51, as sophomore Josh Kalapos (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Mt. Lebanon) crossed in 4:12.64 to lace third.
In the field events, freshman Bram Miller (Colgate, Wis. / Kettle Moraine Lutheran) took second in the shot put and third in the discus. He tossed the shot put 14.35 meters and the discus 44.29 meters. Senior Jacob Schofel (Livingston, N.J. / Livingston) placed third in the hammer with a mark of 49.96 meters.
Senior Eloy Fernandez (San Jose, Calif./Lynbrook) and sophomore Fred Dauphin (Brockton, Mass./Cardinal Spellman) placed second and third in the triple jumps after recording jumps of 13.50 and 13.29 meters, respectively. Junior Reed Farber (Mt. Lebanon, Pa.) took third in the high jump after clearing the bar at 1.80 meters.
Senior Tommy Mansfield (Westerville, Ohio / Westerville Central) placed third in the pole vault after clearing the bar at 4.46 meters.
The Tartans will next compete on April 28-29, as they host the University Athletic Association (UAA) Outdoor Championships at Gesling Stadium.