COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) was part of a pair of ECAC-qualifying marks and established a new program record in the 800 to lead McDaniel at the 2017 Centennial Conference men's indoor track and field championship hosted by Ursinus on Saturday and Sunday.
- The Green Terror finished ninth with 27 points. Johns Hopkins won the team title at the nine-team championship with 193.5 points, outdistancing second-place Haverford by 81.5 points.
Making a Point: The following athletes earned points at the meet:
- The distance medley relay of Gavin Gibson, Michael Gallagher (Elko, Nev./Elko), Alex Panagakos (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) and Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) finished sixth with a time of 10:29.32.
- Nevin Stambaugh (Taneytown, Md./Francis Scott Key) finished fourth in the heptathlon with 3995 points.
- Evan Callahan (Boxborough, Mass./Acton-Boxborough Regional) finished sixth in the heptathlon with 3123 points.
- Steven Morella (Washington, N.J./Voorhees) finished seventh in the 200 with a time of 23.98 seconds.
- Michael Gallagher finished sixth in the 400 with a time of 52.94 seconds.
- Gavin Gibson finished fourth in the 800 with a time of 1:57.49.
- The 4x400-meter relay of Michael Gallagher, Gavin Gibson, Miky Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) and Alex Meias (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) finished sixth with a time of 3:37.32.
- Taylor Wagner (Dunkirk, Md./Northern) finished seventh in the shot put with a throw of 13.25 meters.
Record Setter: The following athletes established a new program record at the meet:
- Nevin Stambaugh set a new program record in the heptathlon with 3995 points.
- Gavin Gibson set a new program record in the 800 with a time of 1:57.49.
A New Standard: The following athletes hit ECAC-qualifying marks at the meet:
- Distance Medley Relay: 10:29.32
- Gavin Gibson: 800, 1:57.49
Top of His Game: The following athletes turned in a personal-best performance at the meet:
- Steven Morella: 200, 23.98 seconds
- Michael Gallagher: 400, 52.94 seconds
- Gavin Gibson: 800, 1:57.49
- Will Greene (Westminster, Md./Delone Catholic): 800, finishing 15th in a time of 2:03.16; mile, finishing 13th in a time of 4:28.94
Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes achieved a mark that ranks in the program's all-time top 10:
- The distance medley relay now ranks second all-time with its time of 10:29.32.
- Evan Callahan now ranks sixth in the heptathlon with 3123 points.
- Michael Gallagher now ranks 10th in the 400 with a time of 52.94 seconds.
The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:
- Caleb White, 55, 12th, 7.41 seconds; long jump, 11th, 5.56 meters
- Steven Morella, 55, 16th, 7.53 seconds
- Miky Kisi, 400, 9th, 54.45 seconds
- Jim Heilman, mile, 9th, 4:25.18
- Shaun Thompson, mile, 32nd, 4:51.15
- Billy Emerson, shot put, 9th, 12.86 meters
- Luis Miramontes, shot put, 17th, 11.80 meters
- Logan Kelly, shot put, 19th, 11.37 meters
- JR Yankowski, shot put, 20th, 11.32 meters
- Brandon Creyer, shot put, 22nd, 11.20 meters
Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the ECAC Championship hosted by Ithaca on Friday and Saturday.