WEST CHESTER/SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Several members of the Franklin & Marshall men's track and field team competed at the West Chester Open on Friday, while a few Diplomats participated in the Paul Kaiser Classic, hosted by Shippensburg, on Saturday. Both days featured non-scoring events.
In West Chester, F&M was led by Michael Hoffman who placed first in the 110-hurldes (15.14) and the 400-hurdles (57.22). Brad Krell crossed third in the 400-meter at 52.99, while Michael Whalen finished third in the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:20.20.
Logan Lewis added another first-place spot for F&M, as the freshman's throw of 49'-2.25" in the shot put was good for the win, while Vincent Acosta placed fourth with a distance of 43'-7.75". In the discus throw, Lewis and Vincent tied for fourth with throws of 134'-7". Ryan Kozloski added a third place showing in the javelin at 167'-4".
The Diplomats return to action next weekend at the Centennial Conference (CC) Outdoor Championships, hosted by Muhlenberg.