Track & Field Opens 2017 At Ramapo Invite Friday Night

Track & Field Opens 2017 At Ramapo Invite Friday Night

Complete Results
USMMA Only Results (Women)
USMMA Only Results (Men)
 
RAMAPO, N.J. (Jan. 13, 2017) – The USMMA men's and women's track & field teams competed in the Ramapo Invite on Saturday. It was the Mariners' first event of the New Year. Both squads placed 19th at the competitive event.
 
The women were led by an eighth-place finish for freshman Ally McFadyen (Saint James, N.Y.) in the shot put, as she tossed the shot 10.40 meters or 34 feet-1.50 inches, and earned one point for the Mariners. The rookie also placed 10th in the weight throw with a toss of 10.51 meters (34-5.75).
 
On the track, freshman Anna Lewis (Lakehead, Calif.) had Merchant Marine's top finish, coming in 13th place in the 1,000 meter run with a time of 3:25.57.
 
For the men, sophomore David Collins (North Kingstown, R.I.) earned three points for the Mariners with a sixth-place finish in the weight throw, reaching 14.37m (47-1.75). Junior Billy Pelger (Rocky River, Ohio) came in 10th in the shot put (12.01m – 39-5.00). 

Senior Daniel Wolfer (Hebron, Ky.) and freshman Michael Dobkowski (Merrick, N.Y.) both had a team-best 13th-place finish for the runners. Wolfer crossed 13th in the 3,000 meter run in 9:26.82, while Dobkowski's time of 2:05.57 in the 800 meter run was also good for 13th.
 
For the complete results from the Ramapo Invite, click here.
 
The Mariners will travel to Geneva, Ohio, next weekend to compete in the 2017 SPIRE Carnegie Mellon Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the SPIRE Institute.
 
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