Jeong Breaks W&L 60m Record at Kent State Tune Up

KENT, Ohio — Junior Aaron Jeong (Federal Way, Wash./Thomas Jefferson) broke his own W&L record in the 60m on Saturday at the Kent State Tune-Up to lead the Washington and Lee men's track and field team.

In a meet consisting of Division I, II and III teams, Jeong finished sixth overall and had the top D-III time at 6.91. His previous record was 7.02, which he set twice this season. It is tied for the 14th-fastest time in Division III this year, and is the best time by an ODAC competitor.

Senior Zander Tallman (Grand Blanc, Mich./Cranbrook-Kingswood) finished third overall in the 400m and was the second-fastest D-III runner with a time of 48.35. His time is the third-fastest in Division III this year. He also placed seventh overall in the 200m (22.08) and was second among D-III competitors.

In the mile, first-year Ian McDonald (Richmond, Va./Douglas S. Freeman) and sophomore Levi Warring (Williamsburg, Va./Lafayette) both set personal-bests. McDonald finished in 4:27.05 and Warring crossed the finish line in 4:29.82.

First-year Patrick Robertson (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) set a new career-best in the weight throw with a toss of 14.19m (46'06.75"). His previous best was 13.13m (43'01.00").

The 4x400m relay took fourth out of 18 teams with a time of 3:24.845. The quartet consisted of sophomore Charlie Zachariades (Chatham, N.J./Chatham), first-years Isidro Camacho (Brooklyn, N.Y./Xavier) and Jack Jones (Lookout Mountain, Ga./McCallie School) and Tallman.

The Generals next compete at the ODAC Championship on Sunday, March 2, starting at 12:00 pm.

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