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Men's Indoor Track & Field Takes Home Three Event Titles at Coach I Invitational

Liam Lynch
Liam Lynch

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Haverford College men's indoor track and field team captured three event titles at the Coach I Invitational on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College, as Graham Peet took home the 3,000 meter crown while Greg Morgan ran the fastest mile. Liam Lynch won the 400 meters as Haverford was the event winner in each event in which it had entrants on Saturday afternoon. 

In other action, Henry Woods participated in the University at Albany Great Dane Classic at the Ocean Breeze indoor complex in Staten Island, N.Y. Woods finished the indoor mile with a time of 4:18.90 for a 12th place finish, competing in a field of mostly Division I runners. Woods was also the top finisher amongst Division III entrants.

The mile run in Lancaster saw Morgan pace a field that included five Haverford runners. Morgan's time of 4:18.91 was easily clear of the second place finisher in the distance, Langston Gash of Stevenson (4:27.10).  Chris Goings was ninth in the mile with a time of 4:36.05, Tyler Fong was 12th in 4:38.39, Ian Woodhouse crossed in 20th with a mark of 4:55.28, and William Hillegas was 28th in 5:07.69.

Morgan and Woods both have times that are currently in the top 11 in Division III thus far in the early part of the season, with results still pending from meets throughout the weekend.

Peet ran the fastest 3,000 meter race with a time of 8:49.91. He was followed by teammates James Barker (8:53.83), James Stadler (8:54.27), and Sam McCalpin (8:55.42). Marcelo Jauregui-Volpe was seventh in  8:56.70 while Matt Willig was eighth in 9:03.70. Ryan Herlihy finished in 10th with a time of 9:11.78 while David Watt was 13th in 9:14.60. Conor Madden rounded out the Haverford contingent with a top 15 finish in 9:24.23.

In the 400 meters, Lynch was the top finisher in 52.01, clear of second place finisher Sean Dodson of Stevenson (52.30).

The Fords return to action on the track on Saturday, January 20 at the Ursinus Invitational in Collegeville, Pa.