Two School Records Highlight W&L Men's T&F at Liberty
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's track & field team wrapped up the two-day Liberty Open & Multi's on Saturday afternoon and a pair of school records highlighted the Generals' performance.
Sophomore Dillon Myers (Foxborough, Mass./Foxborough) wrapped up the two-day heptathlon with a school-record 4,394 points. On the second day of competition, he ran the 60m hurdles in 9.06 seconds, recorded a height of 3.45 meters in the pole vault and ran 2:46.44 in the 1000m.
W&L's other school record came from sophomore Zander Tallman (Grand Blanc, Mich./Cranbrook Kingswood), who recorded a time of 22.77 in the 200m to finish fourth overall and first among Division III athletes.
First-year Aaron Jeong (Federal Way, Wash./Thomas Jefferson) took third among Div. III athletes in the 60m with a time of 7.16 and Tallman was seventh with a time of 7.28. Jeong also added a fourth-place finish in the 200m with a time of 23.61.
Junior Steven Colliau (South Pasadena, Calif./South Pasadena) took fourth among Div. III competitors in the 400m with a time of 53.31 and senior Tyler Grant (Suwanee, Ga./South Forsyth) took sixth in the 800m in 2:03.39.
Senior Matt Gossett (Atlanta, Ga./Wesleyan) was third in the mile in 4:29.40 and finally, the 4x400m relay team of Tallman, Colliau, Grant and sophomore Mac Keers (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) was fourth overall and first among Div. III teams with a time of 3:30.27.
The Generals return to action on Saturday when they take part in the CNU Vince Brown Invitational.