SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin & Marshall men's track & field team competed at the Paul Kaiser Classic on Saturday afternoon, while several field athletes participated in the West Chester Open on Friday afternoon.
At the Paul Kaiser Classic, Leo Generali posted a time of 50.75 in the 400-meter dash, which was good for ninth. In the 800-meter run, Derek Pawlush placed fourth (1:54.40) and Greg Olenginski took seventh (1:55.34). Luk Olenginski placed second in the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:02.56.
At the West Chester Open, Vincent Acosta won the discus throw with a distance of 36.21 meters and placed fourth in the shotput with a throw of 12.80, while Bob McCarron finished seventh at 11.72 meters. In the pole vault, Jon Pressman finished third at 3.45 meters.
The Diplomats return to action next weekend at the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships at Swarthmore.