Posted: Feb 01, 2020
LOCATION: Medford, Mass. (Gantcher Center)
- The Wheaton College men's track & field team returned to action Saturday for the Brawnwen Smith King Invitational. Of the 22 teams in attendance, the Lyons finished in 12th place.
- Hudson Ingoldsby returned to action in the heptathlon competing in the 60m Hurdles, Pole Vault, and 1000m. In the 1000m run, the junior finished in 3:04.59, which he followed up with a time of 9.02 and a third-place finish in the 60m hurdles. In the pole vault, he finished with a height of 2.90m (9-06.25). Overall, Ingoldsby finished with 4258 points, earning him fifth place. His points take down a Wheaton event record that was set by Brendan Sullivan back in 2015 (3,565). The finish also qualifies Ingoldsby for the New England Division III Championships.
- Johnny Robbins earned a fourth-place finish in the pole vault with a personal-best height of 4.30m (14-01.25).
- Sophomore Kevin Fischer collected a third-place finish in the 1000m run after putting together a new personal best performance, finishing the event in 2:35.51.
- John Billings took home seventh place in the 200m dash with a time of 23.47, while senior Luke Thombs finished the mile run in 4:38.66.
- In the 60m hurdles, Matthew Cahill earned a fifth-place finish with a time of 8.83.
UP NEXT: The Lyons return to action on Friday, Feb. 7 for the Albany Winter Classic.