NEW YORK – The Brown University men's track & field team is currently tied for seventh place with four points after the first day of the Ivy League Indoor Track & Field Championships at The Armory in New York City.
Sophomore Owen Russell (Attleboro, Mass.) placed fourth overall in the weight throw as he used his opening throw for a toss of 61-06.75.
Juniors Max Haensel (Raleigh, N.C.) and Zack Emrich (North Kingstown, R.I.) swept the top two spots in the prelims of the 500 meters, crossing at 1:02.72 and 1:03.72, respectively, to move on to the finals. Emrich is the reigning Heps champ in the event after he captured the title as a sophomore last season.
Junior Tosin Oyewole (Elkridge, Md.) posted a runner-up finish in the prelims of the 400 meters as he crossed at 48.11 to reach Sunday's finals. Sophomore Calvin Munson (Boulder, Colo.) also qualified in the event, as he took seventh in a time of 49.06.
Junior Brian Pfaff (Johannesburg, South Africa) was seventh in the prelims of both the 60 meters (6.96) and 200 meters (21.95) to qualify for the finals in both events.
Rookie Zachary Lanigan (Sydney, Australia) posted a seventh-place finish in the 800 meters at 1:53.53 to qualify for the finals.
The Bears wrap up the Ivy Heptagonal Championships on Sunday in New York City.