Friend Takes Bronze at Cornell Open

Friend Takes Bronze at Cornell Open

ITHACA, N.Y. – Evan Friend earned a third-place showing in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.69 on Saturday at the Marc Deneault Invitational hosted by Cornell University on Saturday. 

Brad Krell placed ninth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 52.91, while Mohamed Bah turned in a ninth-place showing of his own in the 600-meter run by crossing the line at 1:27.53. 

Alex Osei was solid with an 11th-place finish in the 300-meter dash at 38.01, while Jon Pressman had the 13th-fastest time in the 600-meter run at 1:34.84.

Vincent Acosta picked up eighth place in the shot put after tossing a distance of 46'-9.5, while Nick Fromell also captured a top 10 finish for F&M in the triple jump, registering a 43'2.75.

In the 500-meter dash, Alex Calixte finished with a time of 1:12.38, while teammate George Pekeshe was close behind at 1:13.20. 

F&M returns to action on March 1, at the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships.