Season in Review: 2016-17 Men’s Indoor Track and Field

Season in Review: 2016-17 Men’s Indoor Track and Field

LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's men's indoor track and field team finished the season by traveling to Ursinus for the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships, totaling 30 points to take eighth place.

For the second consecutive year, Logan Lewis '18 tossed his way to victory with ease in the shotput, resetting the meet record with an effort of 16.00 meters (52'-6'). His distance landed him .95 meters ahead of his closest competition in the event. His season best of 16.34 meters (53'-7.5") was the 17th best in the nation, just barely missing out on a trip to the NCAA Championships by one inch.

A.J. Bates '20 posted an impressive freshman debut at the CC Championships, earning second place in the 60-meter hurdles to capture silver in the event. He posted another strong effort in the 200-meter dash, clocking a time of 23.54 seconds to take sixth place.

Earlier in the season, Spencer Lyman '19 posted an impressive performance to lead the Diplomats in the mile at East Stroudsburg's DeShriver Invite, finishing second out of 32 competitors with a time of 4:29.49. At the same meet, the team of Cam Adams '18, Adam Caccavale '17, Collin Roth '20, and Pat Manion '19 took third place in the distance medley relay, while Adams added an individual silver in the 1,000 meters, taking second with a time of 2:54.21.