Track and Field Hosts Springtime Open

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In the final week of preparation before the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, the Brown track & field teams hosted the Springtime Open in a non-scoring meet Sunday at Brown Stadium.

On the men's side, John Spooney (Northfield, Ohio) captured first place in the 100 meters in an IC4A-qualifying time of 10.80.

Benjamin Stephenson (Austin, Texas) won the 3,000-meter steeplechase as he crossed the finish line in a time of 9:43.97.

In the field, Sean Igelman (Medford, Ore.) took first in the pole vault with a cleared height of 4.70 meters, while Kenneth Thompson (Riverdale, N.Y.) won the triple jump with a leap of 47-10.50.

Also in the field, Meena Farid (Staten Island, N.Y.) claimed first in the hammer throw with a toss of 50.82 meters.

On the women's side, Hannah Wallace (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) broke the school record in the pole vault as she took first place with an ECAC-cleared height of 3.86 meters. Lacey Craker (Baraboo, Wis.) also turned in a first place finish in the hammer with an ECAC-qualifying and personal-best toss of 60.59 meters, marking the third best-ever throw in Ivy League history.

On the track, Emmaline Suchland (Seattle, Wash.) won the 100 meters in a time of 12.18, while Lily Harrington (West Hartford, Conn.) captured first place in the 3,000 meters in a time of 9:54.78. Also on the track, Leah Eickhoff (Hanover, N.H.) took first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase as she crossed the finish line in a time of 11:06.56.

The Bears return to action for the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships on May 4-5 in Princeton, N.J.