Men's Track and Field Finishes Fifth in Tiffin Dragon Invite

Men's Track and Field Finishes Fifth in Tiffin Dragon Invite

TIFFIN, Ohio – The Penn State Behrend men's indoor track & field team competed in the Tiffin Dragon Invite on Saturday in Tiffin, Ohio.

Key Moments:

* The Lions finished in fifth place out of 16 teams with a total score of 45
* Sophomore Braeden Smith (Erie, PA/Seneca) was first in the high jump with a leap of 2.00m, scoring a total of 10 points
* Jack Georgetson placed eighth in the long jump with a jump of 6.11m, along with a seventh place finish in the pole vault
* Finishing seventh and eighth in the 400m run were Nicholas Coleman (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) and Eric Stehlik (Northport, NY/Northport) with times of 52.93 and 52.94 respectively
* Matt Michael (Erie, PA/Iroquois) had a PR throw of 14.95m to finish ninth in the shot put, qualifying him for the All-Atlantic meet
* Junior Chris Drozynski (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) recorded a second place finish in the mile run with a time of 4:25.79
* The Behrend 4x400m relay of John Mann (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny), Isaac Jones (Union City, PA/Union City), Eric Stehlik (Northport, NY/Northport), and Nick Coleman (North Huntington, PA/Norwin) finished in second place  

Remaining Top Performers

Long Jump
Nick LaChut (Pittsburgh, PA/Baldwin) – 10th (5.88m)

Shot Put
Mason Nolan (Karns City, PA/Karns City) – 19th (11.91m)     

Zachary Tingley (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) – 5th (2:02.44) 

Kurt Eberhardt (Gibsonia, PA/Hampton) – 10th (23.30)

Timothy Wheeler (Albion, PA/Northwestern) – 11th (9:38.87)

Weight Throw
Michael – 11th (13.65m)

Next Up:

* The Behrend Lions return to action on Friday, February 15 at Edinboro.