Men's and Women's Track and Field Closes Week With Two Meets

Men's and Women's Track and Field Closes Week With Two Meets

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's and women's track and field team heads to Meadville, Pennsylvania on Thursday for the Marty Goldberg Gator Invite, hosted by Allegheny followed by a meet in Berea, Ohio on Friday at Baldwin Wallace.


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Friday, May 13, Harrison Dillard Twilight: Live Results | Schedule

Men's News & Notes:

* The Behrend Lions won the 2022 Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Championship this past weekend
* Behrend finished with 302 team points for their sixth-straight CSAC Title
* Anand Bhambhwani (Pittsburgh, PA/Mt. Lebanon), Blake Burns (Jefferson, OH/Jefferson), Eric Stehlik (Northport, NY/Northport) and Samuel Hetrick (New Bethlehem, PA/Redbank Valley) took first in the 4x100m relay and also qualified for the All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference (AARTFC) Championships
* Kody Klein (North East, PA/Cathedral Prep) registered an AARTFC-qualifying mark in the 800m, finishing in 1:56.55
* Head coach Greg Cooper was tabbed CSAC Coach of the Year

Women's News and Notes:

* The Lions won their first CSAC Championship since 2019 this past weekend, ending the event with 246 points
* Ivy Laffan (Waterford, PA/Fort LeBoeuf) took gold in five events and was named the 2022 CSAC Track Athlete of the Year
* Laffan also set a new personal best in the 100m with a 12.73
* Caroline Upham (Erie, PA/Iroquois) won her third-consecutive CSAC Championship in the high jump with a mark of 1.50m
* Madison Kappeler (Cecil, PA/Canon-McMillan) and Maria Campbell (Erie, PA/Vila-Maria Academy) finished first and second, respectively in the pole vault
* Kappeler grabbed gold with a 2.75

Weekend Schedule Changes
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