Men's Track and Field Competes in the SPIRE Midwest Open This Weekend

Men's Track and Field Competes in the SPIRE Midwest Open This Weekend

Geneva, Ohio – The Penn State Behrend men's indoor track & field team competed in the SPIRE Midwest Open this weekend.

Key Moments:

* Chris Drozynski (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) beat the school record in the 3k with a time of 8:43.23 which also qualifies him for the All Atlantic Region meet
* The men's 4x400 meter relay team of Nick Coleman (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin), Eric Stehlik (Northport, NY/Northport), Micheal Cross (Fairview, PA/Fairview), and Zachary Tingley (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) finished in 12th place with a time of 3:34.20
* Braden Smith (Erie, PA/Seneca) placed fourth in the high jump with a height of 1.96 meters
* Jack Georgetson (Aliquippa, PA/Hopewell) finished in fourth place in the long jump with a jump of 6.43 meters

Remaining Top Performers

Kurt Eberhardt (Gibsonia, PA/Hampton) – 19th (7.20)


Eberhardt – 29th (23.09)


Colton Barger (Erie, PA/Collegiate Academy) – 16th (1:59.43)


Zach Wortman (St. Mary's PA/Elk County Catholic) – 10th (15:33.40)


Nick Coleman (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) – 31st (51.67)

1 mile

Nick Post (Union City, PA/Seneca) 99th (5:05.61)

60m hurdles

Colby Tarr (Uniontown, PA/Laurel Highlands) 28th (9.44)


Tingly, Stehlik, Barger, Drzoynski – 7th (10:29.42)

Pole Vault

Georgetson – 6th (4.28)

Shot Put
Matt Michael (Erie, PA/Iroquois) – 16th (13.66m)

Weight Throw

John LaRoche (Union City, PA/Seneca) – 9th (11.53m) 

Next Up:

* The Behrend Lions return to action on Saturday, February 2 at Mount Union for the Mount Union Wuske Invite.