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)
Men's Track & Field Wins Distance Medley Relay at BIG EAST Championships
Villanova men's track & field is underway at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex on the first day of the BIG EAST Championships.
Men's Track & Field Heads to BIG EAST Championships
Seven men’s teams and eight women’s teams will converge on the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex this Friday and Saturday afternoon for the BIG EAST Championships. The two-day conference meet in Staten Island, N.Y. runs from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. All of the action can be seen live on BIG EAST Digital Network via the Fox Sports GO app both days. A link to the broadcast, as well as to live results and other pertinent championship information, can be found at the top of this release.
Men’s Track DMR Team Posts Strong Time at UCS Invitational
On a weekend that offered one of the final chances to post times that will hopefully qualify for the NCAA Championships next month, Villanova traveled to North Carolina to compete in the distance medley relay on Saturday afternoon. It was a successful endeavor for the Wildcats, who posted a time of 9:37.90 while running in the UCS Invitational at the JDL Fast Track. The race was run on a flat 200-meter track, and the conversion factor should lower that mark to one which will rank at least in the top 10 of the current national performance list.
Slade and Comber Post Strong Times in Mile at FastTrack Meet
Junior middle distance runner Elliot Slade (Cardiff, United Kingdom) and redshirt freshman Casey Comber (Maple Glen, Pa.) each had strong results in the Mile as Villanova competed in the FastTrack National Invitational at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Complex on Friday afternoon. Five different runners competed in the Mile for the Wildcats, who tallied several strong efforts across the board during the meet.
Lampinen Wins 800 Meters at Villanova Invitational
Sophomore Ville Lampinen (Vantaa, Finland) and junior Ishmael Muhammad (Mays Landing, N.J.) combined for a 1-2 finish in the 800 meters at the Villanova Invitational on Saturday evening. In their final home meet of the indoor season, the Wildcats tallied a total of six top-three finishes at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, including wins in the 800 meters and the 4x400 meter relay. Muhammad and Lampinen ran the first half of the relay, while sophomore Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) and freshman Konrad Bayer (Naperville, Ill.) took the baton for the final two legs.
Wildcats Tally Personal Bests, Strong Finishes at Home Meet
Terrific results in the middle distance events highlighted what was a strong day overall for Villanova at its second home meet of the season. The team recorded seven top-three finishes at the Villanova Open on Friday afternoon and had several athletes record new personal best times in their respective events at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex.
Villanova Open to Stream Live on Flotrack Friday Afternoon
The second home meet of the indoor track & field season takes place on Friday afternoon when more than a dozen schools converge on the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex for the Villanova Open. The meet gets underway at 12 p.m. and is expected to wrap up by approximately 6 p.m.
Wildcats Sweep Top Three Spots in 3000 Meters at Gotham Cup
The trio of senior Ben Malone (River Vale, N.J.) and redshirt freshmen Andrew Marston (Wayne, Pa.) and Casey Comber (Maple Glen, Pa.) swept the top three spots in the 3000 meters to highlight several strong performances by Villanova at the Gotham Cup on Friday afternoon. The meet was the first of five straight for the Wildcats at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex.