Personal: Undeclared major ... Attended St. Anthony's High School ... Born 4/1/86.
BYRNES'S PERSONAL BESTS
800m - 1:52.95
MAJOR INDOOR CHAMPIONHIPS
4x800m - 5th (2007 BIG EAST)
800m - 9th (2006 BIG EAST)
Wildcats Win Eight Events at Haverford Invitational
Villanova had a successful day on the track just a short ride from campus as a group of athletes combined for eight first-place finishes and seven personal best marks during the Haverford Invitational on Wednesday afternoon. The local meet was postponed by a day due to the heavy rain that fell in the area.
Sprinters Have Success on Final Day at Larry Ellis Invitational
Despite a cold and raw day with intermittent rain, Villanova nevertheless put up several fast times in the sprint events at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Sophomores Sterling Pierce (Voorhees, N.J.) and Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) led the Wildcats with impressive races at Weaver Stadium as the team wrapped up two days of competition at the nearby meet.
Logan Wetzel Leads Wildcats at Larry Ellis Invitational
Redshirt freshman Logan Wetzel (Saline, Mich.) recorded a personal best time in the 1500 meters to lead Villanova at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Friday evening. The two-day meet got underway at Weaver Stadium with the Wildcats competing in four races and one field event.
Ville Lampinen Wins 800 Meters at Hurricane Alumni Invitational
It was a successful day for the Villanova sprinters on Saturday afternoon, as sophomore Ville Lampinen (Vantaa, Finland) won the 800 meters at the Hurricane Invitational to highlight a number of strong results for the Wildcats. Lampinen paced a field of two dozen runners in the 800 meters at Cobb Stadium. Villanova also tallied an eighth place finish in the 4x400 meter relay and a pair of top-eight finishes in the pole vault.
Ben Malone Places Fifth in 1500 Meters at Sam Howell Invitational
Junior middle distance runner Ben Malone (River Vale, N.J.) came in fifth out of 36 runners in the 1500 meters to lead Villanova during the second day of the Sam Howell Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The meet at Weaver Stadium on the Princeton campus wrapped up with the Wildcats tallying a total of four top-eight finishes for the day.
Wildcats Begin Busy Weekend at Sam Howell Invitational
Six athletes were in competition for Villanova at the Sam Howell Invitational on Friday night, as the Wildcats kicked off a busy weekend of competition. Three races were on the schedule for the team at Weaver Stadium, with Villanova running in the 800 meters, the 1500 meters and the 5000 meters.
O’Mara, Wetzel, Marston and Malone Win 4x1500 at Colonial Relays
A winning lineup that consisted of sophomore Colin O’Mara (Little Rock, Ark.), redshirt freshman Logan Wetzel (Saline, Mich.), redshirt freshman Andrew Marston (Wayne, Pa.) and junior Ben Malone (River Vale, N.J.) won the 4x1500 meter relay with a terrific race at the 52nd annual Berkeley Realty Colonial Relays at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Villanova’s winning relay team held off meet host William & Mary by nearly four seconds at the finish line.
Cartwright and Pierce Run Well for Wildcats at Colonial Relays
Senior sprinter Kyle Cartwright (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) and sophomore Sterling Pierce (Voorhees, N.J.) were among the top performers for Villanova during a full day of action Friday at the 52nd annual Berkeley Realty Colonial Relays. The pair each recorded strong times in their respective events and the Wildcats had athletes entered into seven different events in all on a wet and cool day at Zable Stadium.