Behrend Track and Field Heads to Westminster

Behrend Track and Field Heads to Westminster

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's and women's track team heads to New Wilmington, Pa. this Saturday or and invite hosted by Westminster beginning at 10 a.m.

Coverage: Live Stats

Men's Track and Field News & Notes:

* Dan Dabrowski (Harborcreek, PA/Harborcreek) had the second-best toss in Behrend history last weekend with a mark of 47.99m in the discuss placing fourth last Saturday
* The result last weekend ranks Dabrowski 10th nationally amongst all Division III throwers
* In the high jump, Samuel Hetrick (New Bethlehem, PA/Redbank Valley) and Braeden Smith (Erie, PA/Seneca) rank second and seventh, respectively following their performance last week at the Dave Labor Invitational
* Hetrick took gold last weekend with a 2.00m leap as Smith finished third with a mark of 2.00m
* Ryan Festa (Horsham, PA/Hatboro-Horsham) cracked the top-50 in the pole vault for all of DIII, registering a mark of 4.36m to place him 40th in the nation while tying for third last week
* Blake Burns (Jefferson, OH/Jefferson Area) saw a seventh-place finish in the 110m hurdles a week ago concluding with a time of 16.48

Women's Tracks and Field News & Notes:

* Caroline Upham (Erie, PA/Iroquios) took home bronze in the high jump last weekend at Slippery Rock
* Upham registered the best mark for the Lions in the event this year with a height of 1.50m
* Ivy Laffan (Waterford, PA/Fort LeBoeuf) crossed 11th in the 400m at 1:03.51
* Olivia Nola (Erie, PA/Collegiate Academy) is 10th in the Niagara Region in the 1500m after her performance on March 25 at Carnegie Mellon, logging a time of 4:58.01
* Madison Kappeler (Cecil, PA/Canon-McMillan) is tied for eighth in the region with a 3.10m pole vault last weekend

Participating Teams:

Bethany (W.V.)
California (Pa.) (M)
Carnegie Mellon
Franciscan (Ohio)
Grove City
Kent State-Trumbull
Point Park
Robert Morris Club Team
Seton Hill