Track has Strong Showing at Penn Relays

Track has Strong Showing at Penn Relays

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05/01/2018

Over the weekend, the Georgetown track and field team traveled to Philadelphia for the historic Penn Relays at Franklin Field. The Hoyas filled the weekend with personal bests, team records, and top finishes.

On the first day of the meet, the Georgetown women’s distance medley relay (DMR) finished seventh in the Championship of America with a time of 11:26.34. In the men’s 5,000 meter run, graduate student Michael Crozier recorded a personal best of 14:07.87 to take fifth in the contest. Sophomore Matthew Bouthillette finished 18th, clocking in at 14:17.02, while senior Nick Golebiowski recorded a personal best of 14:22.65 to finish 27th.

On Friday, the second day, the Hoyas took fifth in the Championship of America men’s DMR. Graduate student Amos Bartelsmeyer ran an impressive 3:59.27 1600-meter anchor leg to move the Hoyas up to fifth and secure a time of 9:38.54. Georgetown also finished fifth in the Championship of America women’s 4×1,500, clocking in at 18:08.79.

The Hoyas finished strong on the third and final day of Penn Relays. The men won the Eastern Final of the 4×400 with a time of 3:11.63. Freshman Nate Alleyne ran an anchor leg of 46.77 to take the lead from Villanova and secure the victory. In the women’s 4×200 Eastern Final, the Hoyas were just edged by Boston University to finish second, but set a new school record of 1:35.80. The Hoyas also finished second in the Championship of America men’s 4xmile with a time of 16:24.22. In the Championship of America men’s 4×800, Georgetown took 5th, clocking in at 7:21.97, while graduate student Bryan Bjerk took 8th in the men’s discus throw.

The Hoyas will return to action this weekend at the Kehoe Twilight Meet at the University of Maryland, College Park. Follow @GUVoiceSports on Twitter for breaking news and more spring sports coverage.

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