Track & Field Results From Ohio Available Where Mariner Men Place 12th

Track & Field Results From Ohio Available Where Mariner Men Place 12th

Complete Results
USMMA Only Men Results
USMMA Only Women Results
 
GENEVA, Ohio (Jan. 21, 2017) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's and women's track & field teams traveled to Ohio this weekend to take part in the Carnegie Mellon Invite, hosted at the SPIRE Institute. The Mariner men finished in 12th place at the event.
 
Sophomore David Collins (North Kingstown, R.I.) led USMMA with a fifth-place finish in the weight throw with a toss of 14.96 meters. He earned four points towards the Mariners' overall score. Freshman Isaiah Rodriguez (Fairfield, N.J.) contributed one point towards the team score after placing eighth in the long jump with a leap of 6.04 meters.
 
Freshman Rob Beardsley (Bettendorf, Iowa) had the Mariner runners' top finish, coming in 15th in the 400 meter dash with a time of 54.00.
 
On the women's side, freshman Ally McFadyen (Saint James, N.Y.) recorded a team-best 11th-place finish in the weight throw with a toss of 11.15 meters. Classmate Alexa Vandermeer (Grove Heights, Minn.) led the Merchant Marine runners with a 13th place finish in the 400 meter dash in 1:04.20.
 
For the complete results from the SPIRE Carnagie Mellon Invite, click here.
 
Up next, USMMA will compete in the first day of the Wesleyan Invite on Saturday, Feb. 4., up in Middletown, Conn. The Mariners will take on arch-rival Coast Guard in a head-to-head meeting during the meet for the important points in the overall standings for the 2016-17 Superintendents' Trophy.
 
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