W&L Men's T&F Wraps up Two-Day W&l-VMI Carnival
LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee men's track & field team wrapped up the two-day W&L-VMI Carnival on Saturday afternoon with 11 Top 10 finishes including a new school record and one meet record.
Sophomore Dylan Mills (Mobile, Ala./St. Paul's) recorded a first-place finish in the javelin with a meet-record distance of 57.60 meters. First-year Kevin Sullivan (Sandwich, Mass./Tabor) supplemented Mills' finish with a ninth-place showing (49.92m).
Other highlights for the Generals included first-years Zander Tallman (Grand Blanc, Mich./Cranbrook Kingswood) and Dillon Myers (Foxborough, Mass./Foxborough) with second-place finishes. Tallman was second in the 400m with a time of 50.15 and Myers was runner up in the 400m hurdles with a time of 56.47.
Myers and Tallman teamed with first-years Kane Thomas (Seattle, Wash./Shorewood) and Mac Keers (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) to take fourth in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:20.54.
Senior David Doobin (Summit, N.J./Newark Academy) tied for second in the high jump with a height of 1.78 meters.
Rounding out the top finishers for W&L were first-year Ben Simmons (Raleigh, N.C./Ravenscroft) with a seventh-place finish in the high jump (1.73m), first-year David Fishman (Westfield, N.J./Westfield) in the pole vault (8th, 3.80m), junior Matt Benson (Mint Hill, N.C./Butler) in the shot put (9th, 12.10m), sophomore A.J. Dowers (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) in the discus (10th, 33.99m) and Keers in the 400m (10th, 51.81).
The Generasl return to action next Saturday when they take part in the Liberty Invitational beginning at 9:30 pm.