ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall men's track and field sent a portion of its roster to compete at Elizabethtown's Blue Jay Tune-Up on Saturday, earning a number of high finishes on the way to taking seventh out of 10 teams with 44 points. The meet serves as a final competition before the Diplomats head to the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships next weekend.
-A.J. Bates stormed to the win in the 110-meter hurdles, clocking a time of 15.77. He was the only competitor to finish with a time of under 16 seconds.
-The freshman notched another solid performance in the 200-meter dash, finishing in 22.86 to take third out of 16 entrants.
-Ryan Kozloski also notched a victory on the day, launching the javelin 54.68 meters to take first place out of 13 competitors. The senior won the event by more than three meters.
The CC Championships, hosted by Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Md., begin on Friday.