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Men's Outdoor Track & Field

Armstrong wins discus

Ian Armstrong (c) 2015 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ian Armstrong (c) 2015 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – Ian Armstrong (Tallyville, Del./Brandywine) won the discus to lead McDaniel at the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Tune Up in men's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.


  • The Green Terror finished third with 72 points. Elizabethtown won the 10-team invitational with 211 points.

Head of the Class: The following athletes won an event at the meet:

  • Billy Emerson (Germantown, Md./Watkins Mill) won the shot put with a mark of 14.38 meters.
  • Ian Armstrong won the discus with a mark of 42.44 meters.

Making a Point: The following athletes earned points at the meet:

  • Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford): 800, finishing third with a time of 1:58.30.
  • Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran): 1500, finishing second with a time of 4:05.82.
  • Will Greene (Westminster, Md./Delone Catholic [Pa.]): 1500, finishing third with a time of 4:12.48.
  • Alex West (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run): 110 hurdles, finishing fifth with a time of 20.99 seconds.
  • Caleb White (Glen Burnie, Md./Baltimore City College): 400 hurdles, finishing third with a time of 1:00.54; long jump, finishing third with a mark of 6.20 meters.
  • Mikyas Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley): 400 hurdles, finishing fourth with a time of 1:01.77.
  • Will Bower (Emmitsburg, Md./MMI Prep): high jump, finishing sixth with a mark of 1.57 meters.
  • Billy Emerson: discus, finishing second in the discus with a throw of 42.13 meters.

Standard Bearer: The following athletes hit Centennial Conference-qualifying marks at the meet:

A New Standard: The following athletes hit ECAC-qualifying marks at the meet:

Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes achieved a mark that ranks in the program's all-time top 10:

The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:

  • Will Bower: long jump, 13th, 5.26 meters; shot put, 17th, 8.35 meters; discus, 19th, 24.31 meters
  • Alex West: long jump, 16th, 4.92 meters; shot put, 10th, 9.92 meters; discus, 14th, 27.99 meters
  • Logan Kelly: discus, 11th, 28.51 meters

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Johns Hopkins on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.