Friend Paces Diplomats

Friend Paces Diplomats

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Evan Friend picked up a first and third place finish to pace Franklin & Marshall at the Kutztown Golden Bear Invitational hosted Kutztown University Friday evening. The invitational was a non-team scoring event and featured teams from Division II and III.

Friend finished first at 23.22 in the 200-meter dash out of 29 runners and picked up a third place finish in the 55-meter at 6.75.  Luk Olenginski took second out of 22 runners in the 1,000 with a 2:38.01. Greg Olenginski took 2nd with a time of 4:37 in the mile. 

Bryan Andrews and James Hamilton both had a good showing in the 3000-meter. Andrews took 5th at 9:24.06 while Hamilton crossed at 9:36.80 for an eighth place finish. Vincent Acosta threw for 44'-9.5" in the shot put to take third out of 17 throwers.

F&M returns to action next Friday when the Diplomats host the Coach I Invitational.