Men's Track & Field

Track & Field Competes at Beantown Challenge

Track & Field Competes at Beantown Challenge

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Henry Tufnell (Cirencester, England) turned in a top-10 program time and four other Bears finished runner-up in their respective individual events as the Brown men's and women's indoor track & field teams competed at the Harvard Multi-Meet and Beantown Challenge over the weekend. 

The women's team finished third with 75 points, behind Harvard (167) and Cornell (134), but ahead of UMass-Amherst (58), Northeastern (48) and Army (45). The men's team took fifth with 47 points, while Cornell finished first overall with 185 points.

On the men's side, Tufnell claimed second place in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:24.51, marking the fourth-fastest time in school history.

Senior Peter Rhodes (Atlanta, Ga.), the reigning Ivy League champion in the heptathlon, took second place in the event with 5,221 points, highlighted by an individual victory in the 1,000 meters.

"Peter Rhodes did a great job fighting back after a disappointing first day, setting PRs in the vault and 1000," said Tim Springfield, Director of Track & Field.

Junior Ryan Kelly (Greenwich, Conn.) placed second in the finals of the 200 meters as he finished in an IC4A-qualifying time of 22.18.

The 4x440 yard relay team of Kelly, Ben Ostrowski (Niantic, Conn.), Christian Bermel (Windsor, Conn.) and Tosin Oyewole (Elkridge, Md.) placed second overall in an IC4A-quaifying time of 3:18.59.

On the women's side, sophomore Shandell Scott (Norfolk, Va.) picked up a second-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 17-08.00.

Also in the field, junior Kebbeh Darpolor (Pecos, Texas) was second overall in the weight throw with an ECAC-qualifying toss of 53-04.25.

The 4x880 yard relay team of Taylor Worthy (Medfield, Mass.), Natalie Schudrowitz (Milwaukee, Wis.), Jeanine Noordam (San Jose, Calif.) and Clare Peabody (Aptos, Calif.) was victorious in a time of 9:20.01.

The Bears return to action on Jan. 23 for the Joe Donahue Games in Boston.