Villanova Track Archives
Junior distance runner Harry Warnick (Fairfield, Conn.) closed out the first day of competition at the Penn Relays by running in the Championship section of the 5000 meters at Franklin Field on Thursday night. Warnick recorded a time of 14:33.56 and came in 10th in his section in a race that was not run until after 10 p.m.
Freshman sprinter Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) finished third out of 42 runners in the 400 meters to highlight competition for Villanova at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Two days of competition wrapped up at Weaver Stadium with the Wildcats competing in six different events.
Several middle distance runners produced strong results in the Elite sections of the 800 meters and the 1500 meters as Villanova started a busy weekend of competition at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Friday night. The top performers for the Wildcats in Friday's action at Weaver Stadium were freshman Ville Lampinen (Vantaa, Finland) in the 800 meters and sophomore Ben Malone (River Vale, N.J.) in the 1500 meters. In all, the Wildcats had athletes entered in six different events on the first day of the meet.
Freshmen field athletes Aaron Elcock (West Chester, Pa.) and Jack Judge (Palisades, N.Y.) recorded personal best marks in the triple jump and the javelin, respectively, during competition at the Princeton Outdoor Invite at Weaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Villanova had athletes competing in eight different events on Saturday, including three running events and five field events.
Villanova competed in seven different events during the Hurricane Alumni Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Of note among the team's results at Cobb Stadium were strong performances in two relays by the Wildcats, who finished as the runners-up in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:13.31. Sophomore middle distance runner Elliot Slade (Cardiff, United Kingdom) provided the team's top individual result by winning the 1500 meters.
Sophomore thrower Paul Sheridan (Midland Park, N.J.) and freshman Jack Judge (Palisades, N.Y.) tallied a 1-2 finish in the javelin as Villanova began the weekend by competing in the Sam Howell Invitational at Weaver Stadium on Friday afternoon. The day's action for the Wildcats included competition in two running and four field events.
A first place finish in the sprint medley relay highlighted a day of limited action for Villanova as the Colonial Relays wrapped up at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon. In addition to the relay, the Wildcats had two athletes competing individually in the field events. Villanova tied for a 12th place finish out of 44 teams who scored points during the three-day meet.
Sophomore middle distance runner Ben Malone (River Vale, N.J.) won the seeded section of the 1500 meters and was one of three Villanova athletes who registered personal best times at the Colonial Relays on Friday afternoon. Two days of competition at Zable Stadium started on a strong note for the Wildcats, who scored 21 team points on the day.