Dukes Split Up to Compete at Slippery Rock and William & Mary
Rico Galassi

April 7, 2014


Duquesne's men's track & field team split its roster up over the weekend, sending its distance and mid-distance runners to the three-day Colonial Relays at William & Mary and the rest of the squad to the Dave Labor Invitational at Slippery Rock.

At Slippery Rock, Shakeil Carter finished first of 23 runners in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.86. Also turning in a first place performance was Ian Welch who won the long jump with a leap of 22-01.00. He was followed in second place by Jared Horne, who jumped 21-09.50.

Alex Gladysiewski too silver in the javelin with a toss of 189.7.5. After him was Kevin Yacker with a fifth-place distance of 166-11.50.

Also capturing a silver medal as well as a bronze was Kyle Trinch. Trinch was second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.91 and was third in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.50.

At William & Mary, Brandon Krszal and Rico Galassi had the highest finishes for the Dukes. Krszal placed fifth in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:54.48 while Galassi was fifth in the 5000-meter run in an IC4A qualifying time of 14:15.29.

The only other Duke to register a top 10 time was Josef DiPietrantonio who finished seventh in the 3000 meter run in 8:35.35.




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