W&L Men's Track & Field Wraps up Competition at Finn Pincus Invite

W&L Men's Track & Field Wraps up Competition at Finn Pincus Invite

SALEM, Va. — Senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) and sophomore Jay Roberts (Whitwell, Tenn./McCallie) each had a Top 3 finish to lead the Washington and Lee men's track and field team on day two of the Finn Pincus Invitational on Saturday hosted by Roanoke.

Highlights From the Meet

  • Leroy took second overall and was the top collegiate runner in the 800m with an indoor personal-best time of 1:59.72. Bershawn Jackson, a former bronze medalist in the 400m hurdles at the 2008 Olympics, took the top spot in 1:56.09.
  • Roberts finished third in the shot put with a toss of 14.03m (46'0.50").
  • Junior Drew Pranka (Princeton, Ill./Princeton) placed sixth in the 60m hurdles (8.88), first-year Ellis Robinson (Wytheville, Va./George Wythe) was sixth in the long jump at 6.33m (20'9.25") and sophomore Donovan Fiore (Gilbert, Ariz./Chandler Prep Academy) claimed sixth in the 400m with a time of 51.01.

Top 10 Finishes
Senior MacKenzye Leroy (2nd) – 800m (1:59.72)
Sophomore Jay Roberts (3rd) – Shot Put (14.03m [46'0.50"])
Junior Drew Pranka (6th) – 60mH (8.88)
First-year Ellis Robinson (6th) – Long Jump (6.33m [20'9.25"])
Sophomore Donovan Fiore (6th) – 400m (51.01)
First-year Micah Wilson (10th) – 400m (51.79)
First-year Miles Oliver (10th) – 800m (2:05.03)

New Personal Bests
First-year Alexander Caines – 400m (52.95)
Senior MacKenzye Leroy – 800m (1:59.72 – Indoor PR)
First-year Miles Oliver – 800m (2:05.03)
First-year Danner Butler – 800m (2:06.35)

Up Next
The Generals next compete at the Camel City Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Friday and Saturday.

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