Hernandez sets record in hammer

Carlos Hernandez 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Carlos Hernandez (Derwood, Md./Magruder) threw the hammer a distance of 37.72 meters to set a new program-best mark and lead McDaniel at the 2013 Mason-Dixon Invitational hosted by Gettysburg in men's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.

Hernandez's throw of 123-9 was 9 feet, 5 inches further than Dave Hose's previous program record and finishing eighth in the event.

As a team, the Green Terror finished 10th with 21 points. Mary Washington won the 14-team meet with 162 points.

Hernandez was also fifth in the shot put with a toss of 13.75 meters and was ninth in the discus, throwing 36.43 meters for Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying marks in both events.

Kyle Dunn (Crofton, Md./South River) was ninth in the shot put with a conference-qualifying throw of 11.83 meters.

Nate Bell (Union Bridge, Md./Francis Scott Key) turned in a CC-qualifying throw of 32.30 meters in the discus to finish 21st.

Chuck Kronmiller (Norristown, Pa./Methaction) and Andy Gilford (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished 5-6 in the javelin, throwing CC-qualifying distances of 43.82 and 42.53, respectively.

On the track, Arthur Williams (Baltimore, Md./Cristo Rey Jesuit) led the way with a fifth-place showing in the 100. He was fifth in the prelims with a time of 11.95 seconds before posting a time of 11.68 in the finals.

Peter Merkel (Ellicott City, Md./Homeschool) turned in an eighth-place showing in the mile with a time of 4:40.71 and placed ninth in the 800 with a conference-qualifying time of 2:01.25.

Colin LaPenta (Morristown, N.J./Morristown) joined Merkel with a conference qualifier in the 800, finishing 20th with a time of 2:06.86..

Williams and Dunn joined Carlos Thomas (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) and James Ways (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) on the 4x100-meter relay, finishing fifth with a time of 46.88 seconds.

The Green Terror concludes the season at the CC championship hosted by Ursinus on Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5.

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                      Mason-Dixon Invitational  20-Apr-13                      
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  2  Men   100m Dash
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       Score  Rnd       Name                     Age Team            Place    Pts
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        11.68 F CC      Arthur Williams           SO McDaniel           5      4
        11.95 P CC      Arthur Williams           SO McDaniel           5       
        12.23 P         Kyle Dunn                 SO McDaniel          15       
        12.63 P         Carlos Thomas             SO McDaniel          21       
 
  8  Men   800m Run
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       Score  Rnd       Name                     Age Team            Place    Pts
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      2:01.25 F CC      Peter Merkel              SO McDaniel           9       
      2:06.86 F CC      Colin LaPenta             FR McDaniel          20       
 
 10  Men   1 Mile Run
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       Score  Rnd       Name                     Age Team            Place    Pts
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      4:40.71 F         Peter Merkel              SO McDaniel           8      1
      5:07.03 F         Calvin Ball               SO McDaniel          27       
 
 22  Men   4x100m Relay
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       Score  Rnd      Relay            Place    Pts
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        46.88 F           A  'McDaniel'          5      4
             1) Carlos Thomas                   2) Arthur Williams                
             3) James Ways                      4) Kyle Dunn                      
 
 34  Men    Shot Put
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       Score  Rnd       Name                     Age Team            Place    Pts
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       13.75m F CC      Carlos Hernandez          SR McDaniel           5      4
       11.83m F CC      Kyle Dunn                 SO McDaniel           9       
       10.82m F         Nate Bell                 SR McDaniel          12       
        9.91m F         Kenny Rankins             SO McDaniel          23       
        9.73m F         Kyle Andrews              FR McDaniel          24       
 
 36  Men    Discus
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       Score  Rnd       Name                     Age Team            Place    Pts
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       36.43m F CC      Carlos Hernandez          SR McDaniel           9       
       32.30m F CC      Nate Bell                 SR McDaniel          21       
       23.79m F         Kenny Rankins             SO McDaniel          36       
         FOUL F         Kyle Dunn                 SO McDaniel                   
 
 38  Men    Hammer
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       Score  Rnd       Name                     Age Team            Place    Pts
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       37.72m F         Carlos Hernandez          SR McDaniel           8      1
 
 40  Men    Javelin
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       Score  Rnd       Name                     Age Team            Place    Pts
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       43.82m F CC      Chuck Kronmiller          SR McDaniel           5      4
       42.53m F CC      Andy Gilford              JR McDaniel           6      3
       35.59m F         Kyle Dunn                 SO McDaniel          12       
       33.46m F         James Ways                SR McDaniel          16       
       21.45m F         Kyle Andrews              FR McDaniel          21       
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