White, Oppenheimer, Scott & Green Score for Men's Track & Field at the NYU Team Challenge
NEW YORK – The Swarthmore College men's track and field team were back in action Saturday night at the Armory for the NYU Team Challenge, totaling six team points to finish 16th overall in the team standings.
Sophomore Erick White paced the 800-meter at 1:59.68 to finish sixth overall and collect three points for the Garnet.
White – running the second leg – finished eighth overall (3:37.81) in the 4x400-relay with teammates, Paul Green, Richard Scott and Jonas Oppenheimer. The finish managed one point for the men's squad.
Oppenheimer – also picking up points for Swat – finished the 1000-meter in 2:35.91 for seventh place. Green and Scott paced top-20 finishes in the 1000 as well at 2:39.26 and 2:44.41, respectively. Sophomore Alec Toro also finished in the event, crossing the line at 2:49.58.
In the 60-meter dash, Jason Heo set another top-10 mark for the program, clocking 7.53 to match Swarthmore's second-best time.
Five Garnet entrants finished in the mile event; Jacob Phillips (11th/4:27.62), Aidan DuMont-McCaffrey (12th/4:28.06), Dan Creem (17th/4:31.80), Dan Kalamarides (26th/4:37.47), and Dominic Castro-Wehr (28th/4:38.60).
Swarthmore will return to competition on Wednesday, January 23rd at the Ursinus Pentathlon.