Penn State Harrisburg Post Top Finishes at Susquehanna Open

Penn State Harrisburg Post Top Finishes at Susquehanna Open

Selinsgrove, PA.- The Penn State Harrisburg men's and women's track and field teams traveled to Susquehanna University on Friday February 3rd for the Susquehanna Open. Both sides continue to refine their individual times and work in preparation for the upcoming conference championship

Women's Notable Performances:
-Ashley Williams won the 60 meter hurdles with an impressive time of 9.13 seconds
-Logan Akers placed 27th in the women's 3000 meter run with a time of 12:15.43
-Veronica Repetz posted a 2:39.29 time for the women's 800 meter run to put her in 22nd place

Men's Notable Performances:
-Cameron Yon and Julian Pittman each finished in the top twenty for the men's shot put. Yon placed 15th with a distance of 11.18 meters with Pittman close behind in 16th with 11.15 meters

-Vladhimir Theophile finished second in the men's 400 meter dash with a time of 50.93 seconds. Xavier Smith posted a 13th place finish with a time of 53.45 seconds

-In the men's 60 meter dash, Josiah Owhe placed third overall with a finish of 7.06 seconds

-Jalil Clayton posted a 1st place finish in the men's 200 meter dash with a time of 23.05 seconds. Teammate Jacob Kaminski-Mainardi placed 16th in the event with a time of 24.34 seconds

-Kadeem Willis placed 13th in the men's 800 meter run with a time of 2:04.74

-The relay team consisting of Vladhimir Theophile, Derrick Young, Xavier Smith, and Jalil Clayton posted a first place finish for the mens 4X400 meter relay. A second team consisting of Scott Mundis, Jacob Kaminski-Mainardi, Kevin Afoakwah, and Josiah Owhe also placed in the top ten with an 8th place finish

Up Next

Both teams will travel to Christopher Newport on Saturday February 18th for the CAC Championship.