January 26, 2013

W&L Men's Track and Field Takes Second at Denison

GRANVILLE, Ohio – The Washington and Lee men's track and field team took second out of five teams at the Denison Lid-Lifter on Saturday. The Generals finished with 96 points, while Carnegie Mellon took the top spot with 177 points. Bethany (W.V.) came in third at 84 points.

W&L took the top spot in one event, had seven second-place finishes and came in third in one event.

Junior Agustin Kim (La Habra, Calif./Troy) won the 60m with a time of 7.13. He also claimed second in the 200m at 23.68.

Sophomore Christian Croft (Martinez, Ga./Augusta Christian) took second in three events. In the long jump he finished at 6.29m, had a 13.38m mark in the triple jump and crossed the finish line in 8.81 in the 60mH.

In the high jump, junior Mitchell Thompson (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School) came in second at 1.67m, and junior Parker Howard (Naperville, Ill./Nequea Valley) came in second in the 400m (53.39). Junior David Fishman (Westfield, N.J./Westfield) had a collegiate career best in taking second in the pole vault at 4.10m.

First-year Thomas Dunbar (Jackson, Miss./Jackson Prep) finished third in the 400m with a time of 53.52. Both junior Jordan Yost (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) and sophomore Eddie Barnes (Ashburg, Va./Broad Run) set career bests. Yost took fourth in the weight throw at 14.05m, and Barnes finished fifth in the shot put at 13.07m.

The Generals return to action on February 8 at the Lafayette-Rider Winter Games.

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