May 11, 2009
Philadelphia, PA - The Brown men `s track & field team earned a fourth place finish with 64 points at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships hosted by the University of Pennsylvania this weekend. Senior Bryan Powlen (Kewanna, IN), sophomore Craig Kinsley (Fairfield, CT) and senior Matthew Jasmin earned titles this weekend, as Powlen brought home the discus title with a 55.86m throw, Jasmin dominated the 100m hurdles in 14.29, and Kinsley secured the javelin title. with a 55.86m throw, and Kinsley secured the 110m hurdle title with a time of 14.29.
Cornell won the team title with 165 points, followed by Princeton in second (138) and Penn in third (76). Brown earned the fourth spot, as they finished in front of Dartmouth (57), Harvard (54), Yale (49) and Columbia (48).
Besides Jasmin's outstanding performance, junior Duriel Hardy (West Chester, PA) earned two fourth-place finishes; the first in the 5,000m run with a time of 14:31.50, and the second in the 10,000m run with a 30:46.98 to lead Brown in those two events. Senior Stephen Chaloner (Merrimack, NH) posted a 19th place finish in the 5,000m run with a time of 15:23.33, and also a 14th place time of 34:12.44 in the 10,0000m.
In the triple jump, junior Reginald Cole (Seattle, WA) placed third with a 15.18m leap, and junior Andrew Chapin (Redmond, WA) followed behind with a 14.82m jump good for seventh. Cole also garnered 13th place in the long jump with a 6.65m. Powlen placed second in the shot put (17.40m), as senior Tyler Prince (Daniels, WV) took eighth in the hammer throw with a 53.96m.
Sophomore Jordan Maddocks (Framingham, MA) earned fifth place in the high jump with a 2.04m, and senior Greg Hunter (Sitka, AK) came in seventh with a 1.94m. Kinsley claimed the javelin title with his 69.43m throw, as senior Sam Urlacher (Billings, MT) followed with a third place mark of 59.90m.