New Haven, CT- The Brown men’s track & field team had
some solid performances at the Giegengack Invitational at Yale
University over the weekend. The weekend was another great step in
the direction of the team’s goals for the season as the Bears
carried the momentum from last weekend and competed extremely well
across event groups.
Senior Andrew Chapin had Brown’s highest finish of the day as he earned second place in the triple jump with a 14.54m leap. Freshman teammate Kenneth Thompson followed with a sixth place finish with a 13.50m jump. Thompson also earned 10th place in the long jump with a 6.16m leap. Senior Bryan Powlen garnered third place honors in the shot put with a 16.25m throw, and freshman Daniel Smith received 11th place for his toss of 13.85m. In the high jump, junior Jordan Maddocks finished in fourth (1.94m) and Brian Giese finished in 13th with a 14.46m in the weight throw.
On the track, senior Mike Mazerik crossed the finish line in fourth in the 60m dash with a time of 7.05 seconds, and junior Alexander Tounkara followed in sixth place with a 7.16. Sophomore Matt Duffy ran a solid one-mile run, as he finished in sixth place with a 4:08.66. In the 1,000m run, junior Brian Schilder recorded a 2:28.56 for fourth place, as sophomore Michael Elnick came in 11th (2:31.33) and Christian Trautwein ended in 12th with a 2:31.60.
Sophomore Anthony Schurz posted a 1:53.68 in the 800m run for seventh place, and earning 12th place finishes was freshman Nathan Elder in the 500m dash (1:06.30) and freshman Michael Stumpf (8:35.63) in the 3,000m run.
The Bears will now prepare for The Armory on Feb. 13.