Diplomats Second at Little Three

Diplomats Second at Little Three

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall got a pair of individual victories from Michael Hoffman and Ryan Kozloski, totaling 122 points as a team to take second place at the Little Three Meet on Saturday. Gettysburg took the team title with 161 points.

Hoffman emerged victorious in both of the day's hurdle events. In the 110-meter hurdles, his time of 15.81 was good for first place by more than two seconds. Roger Barraby took fourth at 20.20 in the same event. Hoffman added his second gold of the day in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing in 58.48.

Kozloski also tallied a pair of victories on the day, beginning in the javelin with a distance of 51.05 meters. He was followed by Tanner Erisman in second with a toss of 46.87 meters. Kozloski also reached the top of the podium in the triple jump, as his distance of 12.43 meters was good for gold.

Logan Lewis took first in the shot put, recording a distance of 14.46 meters, while Ramon Williams finished fourth with a throw of 11.93 meters. Lewis then earned second in the discus at 40.43 meters, while Ramon Williams again took fourth with a distance of 32.34 meters.

Brad Krell recorded two second-place finishes in the sprints. In the 200-meter dash, the senior clocked a time of 23.41 to earn silver. He repeated that performance in the 400-meter dash, finishing in 51.52 to again take second.

Michael Whalen struck silver for the Diplomats as well, taking second in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:06.47. Brien Miceli took fourth after finishing in 10:27.50.

Christopher Knight, Bryce Williams, Tihomir Nedyalkov, and Adam Fishbein all added third-place efforts for F&M.

The Diplomats return to action next Saturday at the Delaware Open.