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Gibson wins 1500

Gavin Gibson (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Gavin Gibson (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) won the 1500 to lead McDaniel at the Shippensburg Mid-Week Invitational in men's outdoor track and field action on Wednesday.


  • The was no team score.

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

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

  • Gavin Gibson: 1500, finishing first with a time of 4:08.87.
  • Alex Panagakos (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll): 400, finishing fourth with a time of 51.85 seconds.
  • Michael Corinaldi: 400, finishing sixth with a time of 52.59 seconds.
  • Miky Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley): 400, finishing seventh with a time of 52.83 seconds.
  • Patrick Smith (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson): long jump, finishing eighth with a mark of 6.37 meters.
  • Billy Emerson (Germantown, Md./Watkins Mills): shot put, finishing third with a mark of 14.38 meters; discus, finishing sixth with a mark of 43.48 meters.
  • Taylor Wagner (Dunkirk, Md./Northern): shot put, finishing eighth with a mark of 13.19 meters; discus, finishing 19th with a mark of 37.19 meters; hammer, finishing 13th with a mark of 36.36 meters; javelin, finishing sixth with a mark of 51.58 meters.
  • Ian Armstrong (Tallyville, Del./Brandywine): shot put, finishing 11th with a mark of 11.88 meters; discus, finishing 12th with a mark of 41.26 meters.
  • JR Yankowski (Sykesville, Md./Century): discus, finishing 17th with a mark of 38.78 meters.

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:

  • Taylor Wagner now ranks third all-time in the hammer (36.36 meters).

Teamwork: The following relays competed at the meet:

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

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Mason-Dixon Invitational hosted by Gettysburg on Saturday.