W&L Men's T&F Posts 3-1 Mark at Commonwealth Duals
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's track & field team posted a 3-1 record at the Commonwealth Duals hosted by Christopher Newport on Saturday afternoon.
W&L bested Mary Washington, 106-56, CNU, 88-74, and Virginia Wesleyan, 120-36, while falling to Lynchburg, 94-68.
Individual highlights for the Generals included sophomore Zander Tallman (Grand Blanc, Mich./Cranbrook Kingswood), who continued his excellent sophomore campaign with a pair of event wins and another school record. He won the 200m in a school-record time of 21.53 while also capturing the 400m with a time of 48.86.
First-year Aaron Jeong (Federal Way, Wash./Thomas Jefferson) finished third in the 200m with a personal-best time of 22.62 and he added a second-place finish in the 100m with a time of 11.11.
Sophomore Dillon Myers (Foxborough, Mass./Foxborough) added three Top 3 finishes. He was second in the 400m hurdles with a time of 54.96, and he took third in the triple jump (13.04 meters) and the 110m hurdles (15.69).
First-year Christian Croft (Martinez, Ga./Augusta Christian) finished just ahead of Myers in the triple jump, taking second with a distance of 13.14 meters. He was also right behind Myers in the 110m hurdles, taking fourth in 15.70.
Junior Dylan Mills (Mobile, Ala./St. Paul's) was second in the javelin with a throw of 50.75 meters and senior Tyler Grant (Sewanee, Ga./South Forsyth) took third in the 400m hurdles with a personal-best time of 55.07.
W&L also claimed a pair of relay wins as the 4x400m relay team of sophomores Mac Keers (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) and Parker Howard (Naperville, Ill./Nequea Valley), junior Steven Colliau (South Pasadena, Calif./South Pasadena) and Tallman won with a time of 3:23.25. The 4x100m relay team of Jeong, Tallman, Howard and Colliau posted a winning time of 42.95.
Finally, senior Matt Gossett (Atlanta, Ga./Wesleyan) was fourth in the 800m with a time of 1:57.71.
The Generals return to action after a week off on April 14, at the Johns Hopkins Invitational beginning at 11:00 am.