Trio of Diplomats Nab Third-Place Finishes

Trio of Diplomats Nab Third-Place Finishes

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Steve Barna, Greg Duckloe and Andrew Marra each secured third-place finishes in their respective events as the Franklin & Marshall men's track & field team competed at the Jim Taylor Invitational hosted by Susquehanna on Saturday. There was no team scoring in the event.

Duckloe took third in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 33:28.80, followed in fourth by Josh Wesalo at 34:08.99. Barna nabbed third in the discus throw with a mark of 130'-05'', while Marra turned in the other top-three finish of the day, taking third in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a mark of 10:40.70.

Vincent Acosta put together a solid showing with top-seven finishes in both the shot put and discus. Acosta grabbed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 42'-5.25'', while also placing seventh in the discus at 128'-01''. Barna finished eighth in the shot put with a toss of 41'-2.25''.

The Diplomats return to action on Saturday at the Millersville Metrics.