Men's Track Wins Three Events at Metro Invitational


Freshman Sean Duffy won the 1,500-meters at the Metro Invitational.

EMMITSBURG, Md. - The American men's track team continued its successful season with three first place finishes at the Metro Invitational at Mount St. Mary's.

Sean Duffy won the 1,500-meters by .03 seconds over Shawn Day of Mount St. Mary's. Matt Seymour and Frank Malpigli took fifth and sixth in the race in 3:52.96 and 3:52.99, respectively. Seymour's time is a personal best by almost two seconds and Malpigli moves into fifth place all-time whith his nearly four second personal best. Patrick MacAdie also ran a personal best in the event, running 4:00.91.

Carlos Hunt became the first Eagle to run the 3,000-meter steeplechase since 1975 as he won the event in 9:43.13. His time moves him into fourth all-time.

Jovens Colas was also victorious for the Eagles, winning the 800-meters by over half a second. Colas ran 1:53.94, a personal best time by .57 seconds. Andy Ellerhorst placed fourth in the 200-meters, running 22.17. Chad Young was also fourth, running 15:41.86 in the 5,000-meters.

The Eagles return to action on April 26 at the prestigous Penn Relays. The distance medley relay team will run on Friday and the 4xMile team will compete on Saturday. Both relays will be in the Championship of America.