CHESTER, Pa. – The Ursinus College men's track and field team showed well at the two-day Danny Curran Invitational, posting several new personal bests in its second meet of the spring.
The Bears started the two-day meet with a bang on Friday night, with all three of its entrants producing impressive marks in the 10k. Junior Joseph Iuliucci shaved nearly a full minute off his personal record with a 33:06.50, covering the 6.2-mile course in just under 5:20 per mile.
On Saturday morning, senior Patrick Mekongo notched a conference-leading clocking of 22.58 in the 200-meter dash. Junior Jamie Casseus recorded a collegiate-best 11.49 in the 100-meter dash, and had a solid showing with a 23.52 in the 200, where freshman Codi Yhap was just ahead of Casseus at 23.47.
Sophomore Adam Friend marked a season best with an 11-9.75 in the pole vault, good for ninth place overall.
The Bears take on the West Chester Invitational on Saturday, April 8.