Photo by Matt Shatkus of https://nj.milesplit.com Meet summary of the performances by the Virginia boys at the Penn Relays on Friday. The Landstown and Woodside 4x100 meter relays were the only ones to advance onto compete into Saturday with Landstown taking second in the large schools finals followed by Woodside in third. Landstown also posted the state's first sub 3:20 4x400 of the year in Friday's qualifying heats with a 48.5 anchor from Darrell Wesh. Isaiah Simmons of Woodbridge had the leading performance in all of the field events with his third place and personal best mark of 63'9" in the shot put. Grafton boys turned in a solid 4th place finish in the boys DMR to make up for just missing the All-American podium at the indoor nationals. Read more... Meet Page & Coverage - Includes results, photo galleries, & interviews.
When you’re a New York track and field fan the buzz about The Penn Relays always starts in March. Coaches remind each other to get their entries in and try to find out if their relays and athletes are going to make the cut.
Junipero Serra, CA: Boys COA 4x400 Runner-up- 3:14.72
Warwick Valley, NY: Boys COA 4x800 Champions- 7:41.77
PHILADELPHIA – Redemption. It’s the biggest cliché in sport – to try and fail then try again and succeed. It’s a cleansing of sorts, washing away of doubt and memories that make you cringe. And sometimes proof that at least someone was wrong.
Chad Wright, JAM, won the boys discus with a Meet Record 191-11. (Photo by Don Rich)
Oregon won the men's distance medley relay race going away Friday at the Penn Relays in 9:30.69. It was the Ducks' first win in any race in the 115-year history of the Penn Relays.
The Akron Distance Medley Relay team of Joe Mummert, James Seale, Willie Brown and Zachary Brown broke a school record with a time of 9:59.17 at the prestigious Penn Relays.
Sophomore Jared Thomas took second in the championship division of the discus as the Bulls wrapped up their second day of competition in the 116th Penn Relays Friday afternoon at Franklin Field...
PHILADELPHIA - Middle Tennessee's Stanley Gbagbeke won the college men's long jump championships at the Penn Relays with a mark of 25-11 (7.9m) on Friday.
On the second day of action at the 116th Penn Relays the University of Kentucky track and field team had a solid outing as the men's 4x100-meter relay squad qualified for the men's Championship of America at University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – VMI's Chad Lawson and Cody Davis took part in events during Friday's proceedings at the Penn Relays, as the meet continued at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa.
PHILADELPHIA – When Pat Schellberg crossed the finish line his jaw dropped as he raised his arms, as if somehow he was the most surprised person in the stadium. The way he raced though, was quite the opposite of the Delbarton (N.J.) senior’s initial reaction.
Pat Schellberg: Boys COA Mile Champion- 4:08.07. New Penn Relays Record
Good Counsel, MD: Boys DMR COA Champs- 20:09.07
For the second straight day, the Miami University women's track and field team saw a school record fall at the Penn Relays, as senior Amanda Mirochna, juniors Katie Lenahan and Kelley Miller and redshirt freshman Jillian Dickman broke the 4x1500m relay record Friday at the prestigious meet held at Franklin Field and hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.
Indiana completed day two of competition at the Penn Relays. The Hoosiers got a pair of top-five finishes and four top-ten finishes along with a pair of heat wins in relays.
The Auburn track and field teams continued competition at the 115th running of the Penn Relays on Friday, posting one fourth-place finish and recording two of the fastest times in the preliminaries of two other events.
Senior Brent LaRue finished third in the men's 400m hurdles to lead the Wake Forest track & field contingent on day two of the Penn Relays.
It was a strong race for the Villanova men running the Distance Medley Championship of America at the 116th Penn Relays on Friday afternoon at Franklin Field. The Wildcats held good position throughout the race and a final push from Carl Mackenzie in the last 100 meters sent them into second with a combined time of 9:33.93.
The Fordham men's and women's outdoor track and field teams opened competition at the 2010 Penn Relays on Thursday where the women's 4x100 relay broke a school record and Bridget Moriarty turned in Fordham's second fastest time ever in the 3000m.
Texas A&M women put together an impressive day with a collegiate record in the shuttle hurdle relay and defended a 4 x 100 title. The Aggie men led qualyfing in three relay events - 4x1, 4x2, 4x4.
The UCF track & field team competed on day two of 116th The Penn Relays Carnival on Friday, with a top-10 finish from senior LaKendra Thames (Winter Garden, Fla.) and a strong showing by the 4x200-meter relay team highlighting the action.
After enjoying an outstanding opening day at the 116th Penn Relays Carnival, the Nittany Lion track and field teams continued to impress amongst elite competition, Friday at Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania. Leading the way individually was senior Aleesha Barber (Decatur, Ga.), who sprinted to the fourth-fastest time in qualifying in a national-class 100-meter hurdle field with a wind-aided 13.10 (+3.1). The event final is set for 3:20 p.m., on Saturday.
After a late stay at distance night, the 116th running of the Penn Relays Carnival is on its second day and it's a perfect weekend in Philadelphia for one of the world's most-renowned track meets. Historic Franklin Field is the setting and there was not a cloud in the sky today as the temperature climbed as high as 72 degrees with some of the country's best athletes competing in front of 38,940 fans.
The Wolverine quartet of Brendon Blacklaws, David St. Amant, Dallas Bowden and Lex Williams placed fourth in the Distance Medley Championship of America on day two of the Penn Relays.
Kalib Zuidema: Boys Javelin Champion- 216-6
Angel Piccirillo: Girls COA Mile Champion- 4:53.41
Emily Lipari: Girls COA 3000 Champion- 9:34.52
Allison Vanek: Girls Pole Vault Champion- 12-5.5
Blacksburg, VA: Girls DMR COA Champs, Meet Record 11:38.69
Leah Nugent: Girls 400H Champion- 59.15
Laura Loht: Girls Javelin Champion- 148-2
Vanessa Stewart: Girls Shot Put Champion- 47-5.25