March 29, 2015
EASTON, Pa. – The Lafayette track and field team hosted their annual 7 Way Meet at Metzgar Fields on Sunday afternoon. The women’s team took fourth place, while the men’s squad finished in fifth place.
Jarrel Bobb led the men with a pair of individual victories in the event. Bobb won the 100m with a time of 10.73 and the 200m with a time of 21.66. He was also a part of the 4x100m relay team that finished in first place with an IC4A qualifying mark of 42.42. Joining Bobb on the relay team was Brendan Carroll, Mike Smitelli and Conor Collins.
Picking up wins in the field events were David McGriff, Patrick Corcoran and Collin Owen. McGriff won the discuss with a toss of 51.50m, an IC4A qualifier. He also took second in the shot put with a throw of 15.60m. Corcoran took the hammer throw with a mark of 51.64m. Owen rounded out the field winners with a 52.86m toss in the javelin. Following Owen in the javelin was Mike Moralle with a throw of 47.79m.
Devin Smith was the leader for the women on the track winning a pair of events. Smith took the 200m dash with a time of 25.47. She was followed by Dina Naphor (26.17) and Haley Langton (26.40) in the event. Smith and Langton were joined by Erin Keen and Brittany Powell in the 4x100m relay. The group finished first with a time of 48.33.
Mara Blanchard also picked up a win for the Leopard in the 100m dash with a time of 12.81. In the 3000m run, Brigid McGill crossed the line in first place finishing in a time of 10:55.19. In the hurdles, Dejana Harris took second in the 100m with a time of 15.28 and Tessa Broholm also grabbed a second place finish in the 400m, finishing in 1:06.94.
Rachel Douglas led the Leopards in the field events with a first place jump in the high jump, leaping 1.60m. Blanchard grabbed the runner up spot in the pole vault with a vault of 3.35m. Laura Oh finished second in both the discuss (40.77m) and the hammer throw (39.01m).
The Leopards host Lehigh on Saturday at Metgar Fields in the annual dual meet.