Men's Track & Field's Bid for Third Straight Title Comes Up Short

Men's Track & Field's Bid for Third Straight Title Comes Up Short

FAIRFAX, Va. - Despite John Pangborn and Michael DiMambro taking the top two spots in the decathlon, Rhode Island's day one lead at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship was overcome by eventual champion George Mason.

RHODY HIGHLIGHTS

  • John Pangborn and Michael DiMambro finished at the top of the men's decathlon. Pangborn won the event with 6792 points, while DiMambro was second with 6773 points.
  • Jack Kahrs finished second in the high jump, clearing 2.09m. Jacob Reilly was fifth in the same event at 1.99m and Sean Greene finished eighth, clearing 1.89m.
  • Sam Snyder earned silver in the shot put and the discus, throwing 16.77m in the shot put and 51.25m in the discus.
  • Carl Whitham placed fifth in the shot put, (15.17m), and Darrik Muroski was seventh, (14.68m).
  • The Rams placed three athletes in the top eight of the triple jump. Abdul-Lateef Orulebaja finished fourth, jumping 14.62m; Ryan Rei was fifth at 14.39; and Nigel Riley was eighth at 14.15m.
  • The 4x400m relay team finished second to George Mason, running the race in 3:13.16. The 4x100m relay team also finished second to the Colonials, crossing the line in 40.76s.
  • Nigel Hill earned fifth in the 200m dash, (21.86s).
  • DeAngelo Berry finished fourth in the 100m dash, finishing just .003 seconds out of third place. Tyler Oliveira was sixth in the event, (11.16s).
  • John Stallworth earned silver in the 110m hurdles, (14.79s).

TEAM SCORES