Track and Field Travels to AARTFC Championships Wednesday

Track and Field Travels to AARTFC Championships Wednesday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's outdoor track & field program travels to Cortland, NY for the All-Atlantic Outdoor Conference Championship at SUNY Cortland, starting Wednesday.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions have 17 athletes who have qualified for the All-Atlantic Championships
* Braeden Smith (Erie, PA/Seneca) is looking to defend his title in the men's high jump after placing first in the All-Atlantic indoor Championships and qualifying for the NCAA Indoor Championships earlier this season
* Freshman Antonio Stello (Punxsutawney, PA/Punxsutawney) will be competing in three events, the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m relay
* Stello is currently ranked 13th in the 100m and 16th in the 200m in the All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference (AARTFC)
* On the throwing end, Matt Michael (Erie, PA/Iroquois) qualified for both the shot put and discus events
* Michael ranks sixth overall in the AARTFC in the shot put
* Behrend will be competing in six individual events and three relays

Participating Athletes

100m  Dash:
* Kurt Eberhardt (Gibsonia, PA/Hampton)
* Jack Georgetson (Aliquippa, PA/Hopewell)
* Stello

200m  Dash:
* Eberhardt
* Stello

4 x 100m  Relay:
* Georgetson, Stello, Nick Coleman (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin), Eberhardt

4 x 800m  Relay:
* Michael Cross (Fairview, PA/Fairview), Chris Drozynski (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview), Colton Barger (Erie, PA/Collegiate Academy), Zachary Tingley (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview)

4 x 400m  Relay:
* Isaac Jones (Union City, PA/Union City Area), Eric Stehlik (Northport, NY/Northport), Barger, Tingley, Coleman

High Jump:
* Smith

Pole Vault:
* Elijah Dangrow (Greenville, PA/Greenville)
* Georgetson
* Kyle Grimm (Beaver, PA/Beaver Area)
* Nick LaChut (Pittsburgh, PA/Baldwin)
* Kevin Stebick (Waterford, PA/Fort LaBoeuf)

Shot Put:
* Michael
* Mason Nolan (Karns City, PA/Karns City)

Discus Throw:
* Michael