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KINGS POINT, N.Y. (April 5, 2017) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's track & field team lost a head-to-head dual meet to Coast Guard on Wednesday at Brooks Stadium. The Mariners picked up two first-place finishes on the day.
Junior Billy Pelger (Rocky River, Ohio) won the shot put event with a toss of 12.20m (40' 0.5"), while classmate Blase Neumann (Spokane, Wash.) came in first place in the pole vault by clearing a height of 4.10m (13' 5.25").
USMMA also got second-place finishes in the following events – senior Cameron Green (Lancaster, Calif.) in the 800m (1:59.82), junior Seung Hwang (Wayne, N.J.) in the 110m hurdles (17.10), freshman Rob Beardsley (Bettendorf, Iowa) in the 400m hurdles (1:01.18), the 4x100m relay (45.75) and Hwang in the triple jump (11.70m – 38' 4.75"),
For the complete results of the dual meet, click here.
The Mariners return to action this Saturday, April 8, when they travel to Ewing, N.J., to take part in the TCNJ Invite, hosted by The College of New Jersey.
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Pelger & Neumann Lead Mariners Against Coast Guard In Mid-Week Dual Meet