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Wildcat Men Add Four NCAA Qualifiers
Cody Harper

May 11, 2009

The men's track and field squad added four new NCAA qualifiers to the list at the Swarthmore last Chance Meet on Monday evening.

Seniors Dan Tully and Cody Harper hit NCAA regional marks in the 800m. Tully crossed the finish line in a personal-best 1:49.93, while Harper ran 1"50.32, also a personal best.

The Wildcats added two more regional qualifiers in the 1,500m with sophomore Matthew Gibney and Patrick Mellea. Gibney ran a personal-best 3:41.98, while Mellea finished in 3:46.67. Sophomore Carl Mackenzie had already turned in an NCAA qualifying time, but improved Monday evening finishing the 1,500m in 3:45.63.

Freshman Joseph LoRusso qualified for the IC4A Championships this weekend as he ran a personal-best 3:50.94 in the 1,500m.

The Villanova men will compete in the IC4A Championships beginning on Friday, May 15.