February 4, 2012

Zamostny nabs fourth in 800

CARLISLE, Pa. – Jake Zamostny (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) finished fourth in the 800 to lead McDaniel to a 10th-place finish at the DuCharme Invitational hosted by Dickinson in men's indoor track and field action on Saturday.

The Green Terror amassed 26 points at the 16-team invitational. The host Red Devils won the meet with 124 points.

Zamostny finished his race in a time of 2:02.46 to hit one of 13 Centennial Conference (CC) standards on the day. His time ranks seventh on the all-time performer list.

Zamostny also anchored the 4x800-meter relay with Peter Merkel (Ellicott City, Md./Homeschool), Ron Shriver (Westminster, Md./Francis Scott Key) and Matt Peterson (Littleton, Colo./Lakewood), finishing third in a time of 8:42.15.

Trevor Crest (Baltimore, Md./Episcopal) finished sixth in the 300 with a time of 39.12 seconds while Brad Heavner (Frederick, Md./Urbana) cracked the program's all-time top 10 in the event with a 12th-place showing in a time of 39.86.

Arthur Williams (Baltimore, Md./Cristo Ray Jesuit) and Jordan Birden (Baltimore, Md./Cristo Ray Jesuit) finished 11th (6.97) and 12th (6.98) in the 55, respectively. Kyle Connor and Kyle Dunn (Crofton, Md./South River) tied for 26th with a time of 7.11 while Crest was 28th in a time of 7.13. All five hit the CC time when converted to the championship distance of 60 meters.

Heavner, Crest, Williams and Louis Lachman (Woodstock, Md./Marriotts Ridge) combined to finish fifth in the 4x200-meter relay with a time of 1:39.65. James Ways (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill), Birden, Dunn and Connor were eighth in a time of 1:41.75.

Heavner, Crest, Caleb Phillips (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) and Connor were sixth in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:43.27.

Phillips added a CC-qualifying time in the 800, crossing 12th in a time of 2:07.36.

Birden and Jonathan Snack hit the conference mark in both the long and triple jumps. In the triple jump, Birden was 10th (11.53 meters) while Snack was 14th (11.14). In the long jump, Birden was 26th (5.57) and Snack was 29th (5.28).

Birden also cleared the CC height in the high jump, finishing fifth after he cleared 1.71 meters.

Diego Weiner (Miami, Fla./Riverside Military Academy [Ga.]) and Nate Bell (Taneytown, Md./Francis Scott Key) led a contingent of three qualifiers in the shot put, tying for 11th place overall with hurls of 11.33 meters. Carlos Hernandez (Derwood, Md./Magruder) was 15th, reaching a distance of 11.09 meters.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Susquehanna Invitational on Sunday, Feb. 12. Action begins at 10 a.m.

Team Scores: 1. Dickinson 124, 2. Messiah 96, 3. Merchant Marine 78, 4. CCNY 57, 5. Lebanon Valley 56, 6. Hagerstown CC 55, 7. Shenandoah 44, 8. Hood 41, 9. Goucher 39, 10. McDaniel 26, 11. Thaddeus Stevens 24, 12. Gettysburg 23, 13. Catholic 11, 14. s.w.i.f.t. Racing 10, 15. Stevenson 6, 16. Juniata 2.

McDaniel Results: 300: 6. Trevor Crest 39.12, 12. Brad Heavner 39.86, 18. Louis Lachman 41.45; 55: 11. Arthur Williams 6.97*, 12. Jordan Birden 6.98*, 26T. Kyle Connor 7.11*, 26T. Kyle Dunn 7.11*, 28. Crest 7.13*; 4x200 Relay: 5. Heavner, Crest, Williams, Lachman 1:39.65, 8. James Ways, Birden, Dunn, Connor 1:41.75; Mile: 16. Peter Merkel 4:48.11, 34. Matt Peterson 5:05.68, 36. Calvin Ball 5:13.96, 38. Jason Stein 5:19.53; 800: 4. Jake Zamostny 2:02.46*, 12. Caleb Phillips 2:07.36*, 19. Ron Shriver 2:11.29; 200: 25. Connor 25.38, 26. Ways 25.43, 27. Williams 25.44, 55. Dan Reinholtz 30.38; 4x800 Relay: 3. Merkel, Shriver, Peterson, Zamostny 8:42.15; 4x400 Relay: 6. Heavner, Crest, Phillips, Connor 3:43.27; Long Jump: 26T. Birden 5.57m (18-3 ¼)*, 29T. Jonathan Snack 5.28m (17-4)*, 32. Williams 5.12m (16-9 ¾), 33. Danny Scott 5.00m (16-5), 34. Dunn 4.98m (16-4 ¼), 36. Reinholtz 3.61m (11-10 ¼); Triple Jump: 10. Birden 11.53m (37-10)*, 14. Snack 11.14m (36-6 ¾)*, 16. Scott 10.32m (33-10 ¼); Shot Put: 11T. Diego Weiner 11.33m (37-2 ¼)*, 11T. Nate Bell 11.33m (37-2 ¼)*, 15. Carlos Hernandez 11.09m (36-4 ¾)*, 21. Dunn 9.92m (32-6 ½), 28. Jeff Thompson 9.04m (29-8), 30. Nate Adamczyk 8.45m (27-8 ¾); High Jump: 5J. Birden 1.71m (5-7 ¼)*.

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard

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