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Shippensburg Men’s Track & Field enhances multiple season bests in action at WCU

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Strohe, Maloney post provisional qualifiers in throwing events

 

The Shippensburg University men’s outdoor track & field team achieved numerous bests on Saturday as it concluded the regular season in competition at West Chester’s Last Dance Invitational.

 

In throws, graduate Cam Strohe (Bangor, Pa./Bangor Area) leapfrogged teammate Josh Herbster (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley) atop the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) leaderboard in the hammer throw, posting a NCAA-provisional qualifying mark of 186 feet, 10 inches that marks a new season best of nine inches.

 

Pat Maloney (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) affirmed his league lead in the discus with a season best of 172 feet, 8 inches that improves his PR by six inches. Brooks Bear (Mount Joy, Pa./Donegal) was third with a new season best of 151 feet, 7 inches.

 

Freshman Jordan Leake (Franklin Township, N.J./Central Jersey College Prep) finished second in the shot and enhanced his collegiate best to 45 feet, 8 inches.

 

On the track, the 4×400-meter relay of Stephon Brown (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin East), Josh Booth (McConnellsburg, Pa./McConnellsburg), Drew Dailey (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) and Charles Bowman Jr. (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin East (Virginia)) improved its season best by nearly two full seconds in posting a time of 3:14.71.

 

Bowman was three-tenths of a second off his season best in the 400-meter hurdles, running 54.01 seconds, while Matt Lenahan (Hatboro, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) improved his season best to 55.73 seconds and is situated among the Top 5 on the conference leaderboard.

 

Eric Kirk (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville Area) won the 200 in 22.50 seconds, while Brown took third with an improvement to his season best of 22.70 seconds. Freshman Mo Whittle (Tobyhanna, Pa./Pocono Mountain West)) won the 100 in 10.90 seconds, while EJ Dorwil (Philadelphia, Pa./George Washington) debuted with a time of 11.12 seconds that might be enough to get him onto the accepted entry list for the conference meet.

 

Isaiah Barnes (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area) improved his season best in the 110-meter hurdles to 16.39 seconds, while Cole Harris (York, Pa./Central York) debuted in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:33.83 that also might be enough to get him into the conference meet for the event.

 

Shippensburg hosts the 2021 PSAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thursday-Saturday at Seth Grove Stadium.

 

100

  1. Mo Whittle 10.90
  2. EJ Dorwil 11.12

 

200

  1. Eric Kirk 22.50
  2. Stephon Brown 22.70

 

800

  1. Matt Gross 1:59.31
  2. Joey Cintavey 2:02.89

 

5000

  1. Kevin Wagner 17:00.62

 

110H

  1. Isaiah Barnes 16.39

Robert Lissner 17.22

 

400H

  1. Charles Bowman Jr. 54.01
  2. Matt Lenahan 55.73

 

4×400 Relay

  1. Stephon Brown, Josh Booth, Drew Dailey, Charles Bowman Jr. 3:14.71

 

3K Steeplechase

  1. Cole Harris 10:33.83

 

Pole Vault

  1. Robert Lissner 13’ 5 ¼” (4.10m)

 

Long Jump

  1. Isaiah Barnes 19’ 7” (5.97m)

 

Triple Jump

  1. Shaquille Mitchell 44’ 8” (13.61m)

 

Shot

  1. Jordan Leake 45’ 8” (13.92m)
  2. Brooks Bear 43’ 4 ¼” (13.21m)

 

Discus

  1. Pat Maloney 172’ 8” (52.64m) (NCAA ‘P’)
  2. Brooks Bear 151’ 7” (46.21m)
  3. Josh Herbster 148’ 6” (45.26m)

Jordan Leake 118’ 9” (36.21m)

 

Hammer

  1. Cam Strohe 186’ 10” (56.96m) (NCAA ‘P’)
  2. Josh Herbster 182’ 4” (55.58m)
  3. Brooks Bear 158’ 4” (48.25m)

Jordan Leake 114’ 11” (35.02m)

 

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