Leroy Breaks 3,000m School Record at Bast-Cregger Invite

Leroy Breaks 3,000m School Record at Bast-Cregger Invite

SALEM, Va. — Senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) broke the 3,000m school record to lead the Washington and Lee men's track and field team at the Roanoke Bast-Cregger Invitational on Saturday.  

Highlights From the Meet

  • Leroy set the new W&L record and a new facility mark by winning the event with a time of 8:34.10. It broke the previous record of 8:37.24 set by Nathan Johnson '06 in 2005.
  • Junior Cooper Baird (Fort Worth, Texas/Fort Worth Country Day) was two spots behind Leroy in the race, taking third in 8:47.90.
  • Junior Drew Pranka (Princeton, Ill/Princeton) finished fourth in the 60m hurdles in 8.67.
  • Sophomore Donovan Fiore (Gilbert, Ariz./Chandler Prep Academy) was fifth in the 400m (50.82) and first-year Ellis Robinson (Wytheville, Va./George Wythe) took fifth in the long jump with a leap of 6.54m (21'5.50"). 

Top 7 Finishes
Senior MacKenzye Leroy (1st) – 3,000m (8:34.10)
Junior Cooper Baird (3rd) – 3,000m (8:47.90)
Junior Drew Pranka (4th) – 60m Hurdles (8.67)
Sophomore Donovan Fiore (5th) – 400m (50.82)
First-year Ellis Robinson (5th) – Long Jump (6.54m – 21'5.50")
Sophomore Donovan Fiore (6th) – 200m (23.47)
Sophomore Andrew Creel (6th) – Weight Throw (12.81m – 42'0.00")
First-year Daniel Kuntz (7th) – Triple Jump (12.64m – 41'5.75")
4x400m Relay (junior Albert Del Cristo, first-year Miles Oliver, first-year Spencer Katterhagen & first-year Danner Butler) (7th) – 3:41.30

New Personal Bests
Sophomore Donovan Fiore – 60m (7.13)
Sophomore Donovan Fiore – 400m (50.82 – Indoor PR)
Senior MacKenzye Leroy – 3,000m (8:34.10)
Junior Cooper Baird – 3,000m (8:47.90)

Up Next
The Generals will take the rest of December off for Finals and the holidays and return to action on January 19 at the VMI Invitational.

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