In his Heptagonal Championship debut freshman David Howard (Columbia, MD) took second in the weight throw (17.35m/56'11 3/4"). Junior Grant Bowen (Plainwell, MI) was third in the pole vault (4.90m/16'0 3/4"). Sophomore Ozzie Myers (Chittenango, NY) placed sixth in the 3000m with a time of 8:25.09. Classmate Ari Zamir (Ridgewood, NJ) was close to scoring out of the unseeded heat with his time of 8:26.37.
Senior Dallas Dissmore (Princeton, NJ) will compete tomorrow in the finals of the 500m after winning his heat today by nearly three seconds in 1:02.77.
Sophomore Jamil McClintock (Plainfield, NJ) qualified for the finals of the 60HH after placing second in his heat with a time of 8.11.
Junior Michael Pruzinsky (Wayne, NJ) qualified for the finals of the 400m dash after winning his heat in 49.12 seconds.
Competition will continue tomorrow with the finals of the sprinting and middle distance events, conclusion of the heptathlon, plus the 5000m and relays. Beginning competition will be the high jump, triple jump, and shot put. The Bears are in good position after the first day. Follow along tomorrow on the link below as results are updated from the meet.