BALTIMORE, Md. – Franklin & Marshall men's track and field continued action with several solid performances on Saturday at day two of the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships. The Diplomats enter Sunday in seventh place with 25 points, while everyone is chasing Johns Hopkins in first place with 108.5.
-Logan Lewis continued to make his presence felt in the throws, backing up his first-place effort in yesterday's hammer throw with a third-place finish in the discus. The junior recorded a distance of 45.36 meters (148'-10"), missing out on gold by less than a meter.
-Tanner Erisman was also in the points for the Diplomats, taking sixth in the long jump with a distance of 6.30 meters (20'-8"). The effort was a season best for the sophomore.
-Michael Whalen just missed out on scoring for F&M, taking ninth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:56.41. He did, however, qualify for ECAC competition with the effort.
-A.J. Bates turned in a pair of quality performances to punch his ticket to a pair of finals tomorrow. In the 110-meter hurdles, his time of 16.25 was good for third among all prelim times.
-The freshman will also appear in the tomorrow's finals of the 200-meter dash after recording a time of 23.25 to qualify sixth. Nick Salatino Jr. just missed the finals, taking 12th with a time of 23.83.
-Spencer Lyman also narrowly missed a finals appearance after taking 10th in the 800-meter prelims, clocking a time of 1:58.58.
F&M returns to action tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. for the final day of competition at the CC Championships.