W&L Men's Track & Field Wraps Up Action at Bast-Cregger Invite

Alexander Caines '21 in the 400m

SALEM, Va. — The Washington and Lee men's track and field team took three of the Top 5 spots in the 800m on day two of the Bast-Cregger Invitational on Saturday.

Highlights From the Meet

  • In the 800m, sophomore Alexander Caines (Hanover Park, Ill./Lake Park) finished second with a time of 2:01.36. Sophomore Miles Oliver (Chevy Chase, Md./Georgetown Prep) claimed fourth (2:05.23) and sophomore Danner Butler (Mobile, Ala./UMS-Wright) placed fifth in 2:05.80.  
  • First-year Doug Dracon (Matthews, N.C./Weddington) took fourth in two events. He was fourth in the 60m in 7.12 and fourth in the 200m with a time of 23.06.
  • The Blue and White took three of the Top 4 spots in the 400m. Junior Donovan Fiore (Gilbert, Ariz./Chandler Prep Academy) was third in 51.37 and sophomore Micah Wilson (Lincoln, Neb./Lincoln East) claimed fourth in 51.61.
  • First-year Nick Greenberg (Allen, Texas/The Episcopal School) placed fourth in the long jump at 6.62m (21'8.75"), and senior Drew Pranka (Princeton, Ill./Princeton) finished fourth in the 60m hurdles in 8.73.  

Top 5 Finishes
Sophomore Alexander Caines (2nd) – 800m (2:01.36)
Junior Donovan Fiore (3rd) - 400m (51.37)
First-year Doug Dracon (4th) – 60m (7.12)
First-year Doug Dracon (4th) – 200m (23.06)
First-year Nick Greenberg (4th) – Long Jump (6.62m [21'8.75"])
Senior Drew Pranka (4th) – 60m Hurdles (8.73)
Sophomore Miles Oliver (4th) – 800m (2:05.23)
Sophomore Micah Wilson (4th) - 400m (51.61)
Sophomore Danner Butler (5th) – 800m (2:05.80)
First-year Joe O'Connor (5th) – 60m Hurdles (8.86)

Personal Bests
Sophomore Jack Teagle – 200m (23.81)

Up Next
The Generals will break for finals and the holidays and return to action at the Shenandoah Wilkins Center Invitational on January 13.  

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