Men's Track & Field Impressive at Youngstown State

Men's Track & Field Impressive at Youngstown State

(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) – A loaded field provided a lot of competition at the Youngstown State Invitational on Friday, and the Cavaliers didn't disappoint with numerous placers. Schools that competed on Friday included Alderson Broaddus, Allegheny, Ashland, Bethany, Charleston (W. Va.), Clarion, Duquesne, Edinboro, Geneva, Malone, Notre Dame (Ohio), Ohio, Ohio Dominican, Pitt-Johnstown, Pittsburgh, Point Park, Robert Morris, Seton Hill, Slippery Rock, Waynesburg, Walsh, West Liberty, West Virginia, West Virginia Wesleyan and Wheeling Jesuit.

Mark Hadley finished second in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 8:32.43 behind Pittsburgh's Ryan Hughes' mark of 8:27.03. Steven Kapes was eighth in the same event with 8:44.70.

Nick Marino was third in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 15:31.91. Jacob Turner wasn't too far behind with a time of 15:33.94.

Hunter Williams finished sixth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.48. He also was the lead runner on the 4x400 meter relay team that finished sixth with a time of 3:24.68. Daizon Earl, Solomon Yoder, and Brandyn Neal completed the quartet.

Dante Penza also turned in a sixth place finish in the shot put with a throw of 16.06 meters.

Jacob Caniford placed seventh in the mile run with a time of 4:21.06 with only Division I and unattached athletes ahead of him.

Ronald Robinson finished seventh in the triple jump with a distance of 13.17 meters.

The Cavaliers will return to action next weekend with split squads going to Findlay and SPIRE on Friday and Saturday.