• Two Outdoor National Champions
  • 9 Indoor Individual All-Americans
  • 18 Outdoor Individual All-Americans
  • 7 Indoor UAA Team Championships
  • 5 Outdoor UAA Team Championships

Men's Track & Field Open Outdoor Season with Home Invitational

Men's Track & Field Open Outdoor Season with Home Invitational

The Emory University Men's Track and Field team opened the outdoor portion of its schedule this past weekend, finishing in fifth place as a team at the Emory Invitational.

The Eagles turned in three event victories over the two-day meet with sophomore John Cox winning the 5000m Run with a time of 15:21.68 and the 4x800m Relay of sophomores Thomas Perretta, Jacob Hedgepeth, Jonathan Rosenfeld and freshman William McGuire recording a sub-eight minute time, crossing the finish line at 7:56.43. Over in the field events, freshman Patrick Crockett claimed the javelin with a winning distance of 48.94m.

Adding scoring finishes on the track were sophomore Liam Fost in the 400m Dash (4th, 49.43), McGuire (2nd, 4:02.53), Hedgepeth (5th, 4:03.20) and freshman Spencer Moore (6th, 4:03.43) in the 1500m Run, freshman Jon Marcus in the 5000m Run (8th, 15:39.73) and sophomore Matthew Burke in the 10,000m Run (8th, 32:53.39).

In the field events, senior Zachary Lembersky was sixth in the discus at 37.42m while freshman Chris Jernigan was eighth in the javelin at 42.06m.

For full results of the two-day meet, please click here.

The Eagles continue their home meet stretch with the Emory Classic next Friday and Saturday, March 29-30 at the Woodruff PE Center in Atlanta.