April 12, 2014

Heavner finishes 11th in discus

BALTIMORE, Md. – Connor Heavner (Frederick, Md./Urbana) finished 11th in the discus to lead McDaniel at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational in men's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.

The Green Terror finished 18th with six points. Salisbury won the 20-team meet with 114 points.

Heavner recorded a throw of 38.11 meters to notch one of five Centennial Conference (CC)-qualifying marks in the three throws. He was also 20th in the javelin with a throw of 36.20.

Kyle Dunn (Crofton, Md./South River) notched a trio of qualifiers in the throws, finishing 11th in the shot put (12.92), 13th in the javelin (41.50) and 17th in the discus (36.72). He was also 20th in the pole vault, clearing 2.44 meters.

Luis Miramontes (San Jose, Calif./San Jose) rounded out the throwing qualifiers, finishing 19th in the discus with a throw of 34.03. He was also 28th in the shot put (10.84).

Chuck Knower (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn) hit the CC qualifier in the long jump with a leap of 5.48 meters. He was also 19th in the pole vault (2.44) and javelin (37.72).

Ryan McSorley (Marmora, N.J./Ocean City) rounded out field qualifiers, clearing 1.65 meters in the high jump to finish 12th. He was also 27th in the long jump (5.46) and 21st in the javelin (32.09).

Chris Jones (Centreville, Va./Centreville) led the way on the track, finishing 30th with a CC-qualifying time of 4:08.58 in the 1,500.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Dickinson Twilight Invitational on Wednesday.

Team Scores: 1. Salisbury 114, 2. Johns Hopkins 86, 3. Buffalo State 80, 4. Wesley 65, 5. Widener 54, 6. Washington and Lee 53.5, 7. Wagner 44, 8. York (Pa.) 42, 9. Wheeling Jesuit 40, 10. Mary Washington 31.5, 11. Montgomery College 29, 12. Howard CC 14, 13. CCNY 13, 14. Maryland 10, 15. Swarthmore 9, 16T. Johns Hopkins-Unattached 8, 16T. Stevenson 8, 18. McDaniel 6, 19. Medgar Evans 3, 20. Navy 1.

McDaniel Results: 1,500: 30. Chris Jones 4:08.58*, 40. Peter Merkel 4;14.17, 47. Jim Heilman 4:16.05, 66. Calvin Ball 4:33.21, 68. Keegan Duesterhaus 4:39.69, 74. Kyle Crouse 5:04.22, 75. Josh Miller 5:19.59; 4x800 Relay: 3. Merkel, Heilman, Duesterhaus, Ball 8:45.88; High Jump: 12. Ryan McSorley 1.65m (5-5)*; Pole Vault: 17. Kurt Udseth, Jr. 2.75m (9- ¼), 19. Chuck Knower 2.44m (8-0), 20J. Kyle Dunn 2.44m (8-0); Long Jump: 26. Knower 5.48m (17-11 ¾)*, 27. McSorley 5.46m (17-11), 31. Loi Nguyen 5.24m (17-2 ¼); Shot Put: 11. Dunn 12.92m (42-4 ¾)*, 24. Brendon Creyer 11.21m (36-9 ½), 28. Luis Miramontes 10.84m (35-6 ¾), 29. C.J. Kaszuba 10.70m (35-1 ¼), 30. Kyle Andrews 10.48m (34-4 ¾); Discus: 11. Connor Heavner 38.11m (125- ¾)*, 17. Dunn 36.72m (120-6)*, 19. Miramontes 34.03m (111-8)*; Javelin: 13. Dunn 41.50m (136-2 ¼)*, 19. Knower 37.72m (123-9 ¼), 20. Heavner 36.20m (118-9 ½), 21. McSorley 32.09m (105-3 ¾).

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard

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