ST. MARY’S CITY, MD – The Seahawks hosted their first track meet in program history today and put up stellar results in the process. The Men’s team finished in the top five of every event they competed in today, including four first-place finishes. The Seahawks also walked away with three new records at JLR Stadium.
How it Happened
- Ethan Carpenter had quite a day for himself, securing one first place and two-second place finishes in his events. Carpenter competed in the Hammer Throw alongside teammate Chamarr Auber. Carpenter took first place among the five competitors, throwing a distance of 48.79 meters. Auber secured third place for the Seahawks with a throw of 26.55 meters. Ethan Carpenter and Chamarr Auber went on to compete in the Shot Put together where they clinched second and fifth place. Carpenter earned second place with a distance of 13.13 meters while Auber threw a distance of 10.64 meters for fifth place. The Duo closed their day with the discus throw. Carpenter recorded another second-place finish, throwing 38.96 meters. Auber kept the gap close, taking the fourth place of the ten athletes at 32.62 meters.
- Patton Harbourt set the record in the 3000M Steeplechase today as the first Seahawk to compete in the event. Harbourt finished second in the race at a time of 12:12.81.
- Chamarr Auber tallied a second third-place finish at the meet. Auber was the only Seahawk to compete in the Javelin and secured his position at 30.72 meters.
- William Christophel went to work today, bringing home two first-place finishes in his events. Christophel competed in the 1500m race where he finished in 4:18.23 for the title. Caleb Shankle also ran the 1500m where he finished sixth of the ten athletes at a time of 4:56.13.
- Christophel went on to race in the 800m run with Seahawks Quentin Pastore and Nate Norris. Chrisophel notched his second first-place finish, crossing the line at 2:00.05. Pastore finished just 7.23 seconds later in third place. Norris rounded out the Seahawks for the event in seventh place at 2:10.61.
- Emmanuel Douge broke two records today. Douge placed third in the 100m dash prelims and at the finals shaved .37 of a second off his time to take second place at 11.27 seconds. Douge also broke his own record in the 200m dash where he placed second at 22.85 seconds. His previous record stood at 23.11.
- Christian Oliverio and Zane Obi ran the 400m dash together today. Oliverio clinched a fourth place at 54.41 seconds. Obi recorded fifth at 55.19.
- Tyler Wilson took home the first-place title today in the 5000m run. Wilson finished the event in 16.57.99. Caleb Shankle earned a second-place finish in the event, crossing the line in 18.18.33.
- Christian Oliverio, William Christophel, Zane Obi, and Emmanuel Douge worked together to secure third place in the 1600m relay race. The team came in at a time of 3:37.75.
The Seahawks will travel to Goucher College in Baltimore, MD to compete in the Blue and Gold Classic. The meet is set to start at 12:00 PM in Gopher Stadium.