Track teams finish 7th at Marv Frye Invitational

Track teams finish 7th at Marv Frye Invitational

DELAWARE, Ohio – The Heidelberg University men's and women's track & field teams each placed seventh at the Marv Frye Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University.

FRYE CONNECTION:  Marv Frye, a 1951 Heidelberg graduate, led OWU track and cross country for decades.  He is enshrined in the Heidelberg Athletics Hall of Fame

WOMEN'S SPRINTS: In the 200, Bethany Beaver came in second with a time of 26.53s, less than a second off the leader. After being DQd in the 100, Taylor Dillon came back strong in the 400, finishing fifth with a time of 1:00.84.

MEN'S MID-DISTANCE: Jacob Berryman put in a fourth-place performance in the 800, coming in at 1:57.97.

WOMEN'S HURDLES: Catarina Orr clocked a time of 15.92s, good for fifth in the 100 hurdles. In the 400 hurdles, she finished third with a time of 1:05.69.

MEN'S HURDLES: Jon Suter finished eighth in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.72s. In the 400 hurdles, Ren Boehler (58.23s) took fourth and Suter (58.91) took sixth.

MEN'S DISTANCE: In the steeplechase, Isaac Kuntz splashed to an eighth-place finish, 10:16.49.

WOMEN'S RELAYS: Dillon, Rachel House, Orr and Baylee Garrett finished fourth in the 4x400 relay. The team crossed the line in 4:10.68.

MEN'S RELAYS: In the 4x100, Austin Ball, Michael Yoder, Boehler and Keith Sanders took home fifth with a time of 44.18s. In the 4x400, De Churchya, Avery Gatchell, Jerrod Lyon and Berryman finished sixth, clocking a 3:28.41 time.

WOMEN'S JUMPS: Garrett leapt to a seventh place finish in the high jump, clearing 4' 9.75". Olivia Hipp also cleared the bar at 4' 9.75", but finished ninth in tiebreakers.

MEN'S JUMPS: Lyon placed third with a distance of 21' 2.5".

WOMEN'S THROWS: Madison Haasz's throw of 168' 2" won the hammer throw event, besting OAC foe Maggie Urban by less than a foot. In the shot, Haasz hit 41' 5.25", a mark which put her in second. Ally Blum took fourth in the discus with a throw of 124' 1". In the javelin, Haasz and Blum both scored for the Tricolor. Haasz (109' 1") took second and Blum (96' 8") was seventh.

MEN'S THROWS: Gage Falcone (45' 7"), Jacob Smith (44' 3.25") and Zach Felton (43' 4.5") finished fourth, seventh and eighth in the shot put. Falcone won the discus by nearly seven feet. His throw of 150' 1" dwarfed the competition. Felton (124' 0") finished eighth in the event. In the hammer, Falcone's throw of 171' 6" was good for a runner-up finish.

UP NEXT: Heidelberg returns to Delaware for next weekend's All-Ohio Championship.