Special fielding

CJ Naper © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel wins three times at Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – C.J. Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) won the 1,500 to lead McDaniel on at the Jopson Invitational hosted by Bridgewater in men's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.

Naper recorded one of three individual victories for the Green Terror, finishing with a time of 4:15.87. He was also fourth in the 800 with a Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying time of 2:02.22.

Freshman Eric Klugh (Millersville, Pa./Penn Manor) won the javelin in his debut, throwing a distance of 46.51 meters to his the conference standard in the event.

Jake Nichols (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) rounded out the victors, clearing 3.50 meters in the pole vault. Nichols was also sixth in the discus (29.69m), seventh in the 400 hurdles (1:01.94), ninth in the 110 hurdles (17.38) and ninth in the javelin (35.17m). The two hurdles times are CC qualifiers.

Ken Polk (Berlin, Md./Stephen Decatur) finished fourth in the triple jump, hitting the CC mark with a jump of 11.83 meters. Polk also tied for fifth in the long jump (5.61).

Carlos Hernandez (Derwood, Md./Magruder) rounded out conference qualifiers on the field side, finishing third in the discus with a hurl of 33.24 meters. He was also fourth in the shot put (11.54) and 12th in the javelin (33.45).

Juris Eyler (Middletown, Md./Middletown), Jerome Hill (Baltimore, Md./Northwestern) and Trevor Crest (Baltimore, Md./Episcopal) all qualified for the conference meet in the 100. Eyler reached the finals with a time of 11.65 seconds while Hill and Crest were 10th (11.91) and 12th (12.07), respectively.

Rick Gonzalez (Columbia, Md./Oakland Mills) finished sixth in the 400 hurdles with a CC-qualifying time of 1:01.89.

Eyler and James Ways (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) hit the necessary time in the 200, crossing fifth (23.49) and sixth (23.80), respectively.

Jake Zamostny (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) finished sixth in the 800, reaching the CC mark with a time of 2:03.27.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Green and White Invitational hosted by York (Pa.) on Saturday.

McDaniel Results: 100 Prelims: 7q. Juris Eyler 11.65*, 10. Jerome Hill 11.91*, 12. Trevor Crest 12.07*, 15. Alex Rieser 12.41; 100 Finals: 8. Eyler 12.58; 200: 5. Eyler 23.49*, 6. James Ways 23.80*, 13. Rieser 25.53; 400: 5. Eyler 55.27; 800: 4. C.J. Naper 2:02.22*, 6. Jake Zamostny 2:03.27*; 1,500: 1. Naper 4:15.87; 4x100 Relay: 3. Crest, Ways, Eyler, Hill 45.44; 110 Hurdles: 9. Nichols 17.38*; 400 Hurdles: 6. Rick Gonzalez 1:01.89*, 7. Nichols 1:01.94*; Long Jump: 5T. Ken Polk 5.61m (18-5); Triple Jump: 4. Ken Polk 11.83m (38-9¾)*; Pole Vault: 1. Nichols 3.50m (11-5¾)*; Shot Put: 4. Carlos Hernandez 11.54m (37-10½); Discus: 3. Hernandez 33.24m (109-0)*, 6. Nichols 29.69m (97-5); Javelin: 1. Eric Klugh 46.51m (152-7)*, 9. Nichols 35.17m (115-4), 12. Hernandez 33.45m (109-9); 3,000: 4. Ron Shriver 9:40.27.

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