Rams Earn Top Five Spots in 400m Dash at Brown

Rams Earn Top Five Spots in 400m Dash at Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island Men's Track & Field team had the top five runners in the 400m dash at the Brown Springtime Open on Saturday. 

Event Winners

  • Jalen Young was victorious in the 400m dash, finishing in 48.74s, just .01 ahead of teammate Marlon Montague.
  • James Bloom earned the win in the mile run, crossing the line in 4:16.22.
  • Jacob Reilly picked up another victory in the high jump, clearing 2.00m (6'6.75").
  • James Strawderman won the pole vault for the fifth time this season, clearing 4.90m (16'0.75").

Other Rhody Highlights

  • Three more Rams followed Young and Montague in the 400m dash. Aaron Libman was third (50.11s), Zach Campo was fourth (50.13s), and John DiGangi was fifth (50.52s).
  • Joseph DiPalma ran the 800m run in 1:55.16, earning second place.
  • Freshman Anthony McQueen took third in the 400m hurdles, crossing the finish line in 58.51s.
  • Freshmen Nigel Riley and Abdul-Lateef Orulebaja earned third and fourth in the triple jump. Riley jumped 14.14m and Orulebaja jumped 14.02m.
  • John Stallworth ran the 110m hurdles in 15.24s, earning a fourth place finish in the event.
  • Shawn Howard finished fourth in the javelin throw (48.17m).
  • Alex Briggs threw the hammer 51.45m to finish in fifth.
  • Carl Whitham earned sixth place in the shot put (15.04m) and Darrik Muroski was sixth in the same event (14.77m).
  • Muroski also earned sixth place in the discus (41.34m), while Zac Lawrence placed eighth (38.07m), and Whitham was 11th (34.46m).
  • Jared Gray finished eighth in the 100m dash (11.88s).
  • Four Rams had top-six finishes in the 200m dash: Jaleel Felton was third (22.30s), Montague was fourth (22.36s), Gray was fifth (22.51), and Libman was sixth (22.52s).
  • Adam Thies finished 12th in the mile run (4:43.69).