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Emerson wins discus

Billy Emerson (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Billy Emerson (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel finishes third at Blue Jay Tune-Up
What: Men's outdoor track and field meet
When:
Saturday, Apr. 27
Where: Elizabethtown, Pa. – Elizabethtown College

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel recorded six top-three finishes to place third at the Blue Jay Tune-Up hosted by Elizabethtown. The Green Terror finished with 70 points.

THE LEADERS
Billy Emerson (Germantown, Md./Watkins Mills) won the discus with a season-best throw of 41.50 meters to better his CC and ECAC standing. He also finished second in the shot put with a throw of 14.50 meters.
Sam Welcher (Clonnton, Md./Gwynn Park) finished second in the triple jump with a CC-qualifying jump of 13.03 meters.
Josh Sproul (Princess Anne, Md./Washington Academy) was third in the long jump with a personal-best jump of 6.39 meters to better his CC and ECAC marks. He posted a personal-best jump of 12.58 meters to finish third in the triple jump. He was also third in the high jump, clearing a CC- and ECAC-qualifying height of 1.79 meters.
Nevin Stambaugh (Taneytown, Md./Francis Scott Key) placed fifth in the long jump with a distance of 6.22 meters.
• Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) crossed third in the 400 with a personal-best time of 53.08.
Michael Gallagher (Elko, Nev./Elko) placed seventh in the 200 with a personal-best and ECAC-qualifying time of 22.96 seconds.
Zach Stango (Burtonsville, Md./Paint Branch) finished seventh in the 400 hurdles with a CC-qualifying time of 1:05.51.
• Cyrus Daroowalla (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished eighth in the 5000 with a time of 18:36.70
• Stambaugh, Gallagher, Welcher and Sproul combined to finish third in the 4x100 with a time of 45.66 seconds.
• The 4x400-meter relay was fifth with a time of 4:05.22.

FOR THE FOES:
• Elizabethtown won its own invitational with 122 points. Ursinus was second with 103 points.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• Alex West (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run) finished ninth in the shot put with a personal-best throw of 11.60 meters to hit not only the CC standard but also the ECAC mark.
• Sam Welcher was ninth in the long jump with a CC-qualifying leap of 5.71 meters
• Stephen Porembski (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) was 14th in the 800 with a personal-best time of 2:13.82
Nick Villareal (Fleetwood, Pa./Berks Catholic) finished 11th in the discus with a personal-best throw of 32.49 meters.
• Zach Krowitz was 16th in the long jump with a personal-best jump of 4.91 meters.

THE INSIDE STORY
Alex West was 15th in the 100 (12.55 seconds), 13th in the discus (31.65 meters) and 18th in the javelin (34.82).
Nick Villareal was 21st in the shot put (8.60 meters).
Cyrus Daroowalla finished 23rd in the 1500 (5:22.85).

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Muhlenberg on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.