Freshman sprinter Vince Thompson (Pipersville, Pa.) recorded personal best times in both the 100 meters and the 200 meters and Villanova competed in a total of 11 events at the Delaware Open on Saturday afternoon. The local meet at Delaware Mini-Stadium saw the Wildcats take part in six running events and five field events.
Senior Samuel Ellison (Dresher, Pa.) paced a field of 23 runners and won the Ronald Thorne Men's 800 Meter Run at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational on Saturday afternoon, where Villanova competed in a total of four events. Ellison crossed the finish line with a winning time of 1:49.26 at Cobb Stadium.
Junior Elbert Maxwell (Pittsburgh, Pa.) was named the BIG EAST Male Field Athlete of the Week by the league office earlier this week after a pair of notable performances at the Colonial Relays last weekend. Maxwell won the Championship section of the long jump and was the runner-up in the Championship section of the high jump to...
Villanova had two entries in the distance medley relay on Saturday afternoon at the Colonial Relays and they combined for a one-two finish at Zable Stadium as the Wildcats wrapped up competition at the two-day meet. The two squads in the DMR finished with less than 2.5 seconds separating them and Villanova also registered a second...
Junior Elbert Maxwell (Pittsburgh, Pa.) produced excellent results in the long jump and the high jump as Villanova began two days of competition at the Colonial Relays on Friday. The majority of individuals events in the meet were contested on Friday, with additional races and the relays coming up tomorrow.