Last One Fast One at Paul Kaiser Classic

For the final meet of the season, the Delaware Club Track & Field team traveled to Shippensburg, PA, to compete in the annual Paul Kaiser Classic. Despite the challenging weather conditions, the Blue Hens showcased outstanding performances, filled with new personal bests and team records. Emotions were high as we celebrated our seniors and their remarkable achievements in their final season.

Freshman standout Autumn Williams led the charge in the Women’s 100-meters dash, finishing just 17th overall with a time of 12.95 seconds. Freshman Amanda Desenchak followed closely, clocking in at 13.83 seconds, while senior Sam Radinsky concluded her last 100m race with a time of 14.07 seconds. Sophomore Grace Wertheimer showcased her hurdling skills in the Women’s 100 Hurdles Preliminaries, securing 23rd place with a time of 19.26 seconds. Meanwhile, on the men’s side, Daren-James Seals continued to impress in the 100-meters, securing 14th place with a respectable time of 11.34 seconds, marking the second-fastest time in club history.

The Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Team A, featuring Sam Radinsky, Amanda Desenchak, Autumn Williams, and Rilee McMahan, achieved a respectable 10th place with a time of 53.40, improving their time that sits first in club history. In the Men’s 4 x 100m Relay, Team A, comprising Shane Isacson, Kurt Krummenacker, Daniel Toms, and James Winston, delivered a solid performance, securing 7th place with a time of 46.58.

The rain did not stop senior Natalie Pinto from having an impressive last collegiate 3k Steeplechase race. Pinto secured 12th place overall with a time of 14:07.90, improving her 7th place spot on the all-time list by a vast 23 seconds. Freshman Cole Donnelly continues to improve in the Men’s 3k Steeplechase securing 14th place with a time of 11:21.10, moving to 7th all-time, while freshman Nik Anna secured 15th place with a time of 11:27.26 placing just behind Donnelly on the performance list.

The Women’s 1500-meter race had an abundance of personal bests as Junior Lauren Pollock set the stage for Delaware setting a new personal record with a time of 5:38.35 and placing within the top 50. Junior Leah Goodman trailed closely, nearly matching her personal best with a time of 5:47.01 after making a comeback from injury. Freshman Kate Kershaw achieved her new personal record of 5:48.26 closing out the top 3 Blue Hens. In the Men’s 1500-meters, freshman Liam Hutchinson impressed with a solid performance, securing 34th place with a time of 4:30.69, while sophomore Evan Pawlik secured 43rd place with a time of 4:43.95.

Freshman Anna Callaghan continues her success in the Women’s 800-meters, earning 31st place with a time of 2:34.37. Natalie Pinto closed out her impressive collegiate track career with a time of 3:09.17. Sophomore Dave Kelly displayed his endurance in the Men’s 800, securing 12th place with a remarkable time of 1:56.5, ranking 5th all-time, while freshman Devan Wasserman made his 800m debut running 2:10.1. Senior Ryan Lazev concluded his inspirational collegiate career with his final individual race in the Men’s 400 meters, clocking in at 54.44 seconds. Sophomore Spencer Wheeler secured a place in the top 50 with a time of 57.01 seconds.

Amanda Desenchak maintained her momentum in the Women’s 200-meter race, claiming 50th place with a time of 29.25 seconds. Senior Sam Radinsky ended her collegiate career on a high with a time of 29.64, improving her time on the all-time list. In the Men’s 200-meters, Daren-James Seals continued to impress, finishing 19th with a time of 23.19 seconds.

In the Women’s 3k race, Lauren Pollock continues to break out, placing 6th overall with an impressive time of 12:03.16, marking a 21-second personal record and advancing her to 10th place on the performance list. Kate Kershaw also displayed improvement, securing 7th place with a new personal best time of 12:15.71.

In an electric Men’s 4 x 400m Relay, Team A, comprising Ryan Lazev, Devan Wasserman, Spencer Wheeler, and Dave Kelly, showcased their talent, securing 6th place with a time of 3:32.18. This achievement stands as the fastest time in club history, excluding teams comprising former D1 runners.

In the Women’s Long Jump, freshman Maya Morefield advanced to 7th on the performance list with a distance of 4.25 meters. Sophomore Lianna Greenstein closely followed, with her mark of 4.16 meters. Greenstein ends her successful season in the Women’s Triple Jump, earning 7th place overall with an impressive distance of 10.61 meters. Freshman Anna Callaghan showcased her throwing skill in the Women’s Discus, securing 43rd place with a season-best throw of 18.88 meters.

In the Men’s Long Jump, freshman Emmanuel Carreno leads Delaware with a jump of 5.03 meters. Senior Josiah Taylor marked his final jump with a distance of 4.82 meters. John DiOssi demonstrated his strength in the Men’s Shot Put, securing 8th place in team history with a throw of 12.08 meters. Sophomore Michael Anderson represented Delaware in both the Men’s Discus and Javelin, achieving distances of 17.87 meters and 34.47 meters, respectively.

The Paul Kaiser Classic marks the end of an incredible spring season for Delaware. As the season comes to a close, the team anticipates summer training to gear up for what’s to come in the upcoming cross-country season in the fall.

Full results can be found here.

Sam Radinsky after an incredible senior season.
The current fastest 4x400m team in club history.
Natalie Pinto racing her last 3k steeplechase.

Inaugural Blue Hen Invitational: Personal Bests, Record-Breaking Performances, and Alumni Highlights.

The Blue Hens traveled down the street to their home turf in Newark, DE, hosting the first-ever Blue Hen Invitational on April 20th. With a mix of current athletes, visiting alumni, and our fierce competition, the day was filled with remarkable performances and record-breaking achievements.

The day got started with the Women’s Distance Medley Relay, with the alumni team of Jenna Mlecko, Allison Einig, Haley Reid, and Emily Hansell securing victory in 14:22.9. Following closely, Delaware’s team of Aine Grubb, Lauren Pollock, Marleigh Ballard, and Kate Kershaw claimed second place in 15:17.2, which now sits as the second fastest time on the all-time list.

The sprinting events kicked off with the Men’s 4x100m relay, Kurt Krummenacker, Daniel Toms, Emmanuel Carreno, and Shane Isacson crossing the finish line first with a time of 48.82. The Women’s 4x100m relay witnessed a historic moment as Sam Radinsky, Rilee McMahan, Autumn Williams, and Amanda Desenchak set a new team record with a time of 53.51. The women’s B team, consisting of Julia Boyce, Gianna Dowling, Eli Manning, and Lianna Greenstein, followed closely, securing the third spot on the all-time list in 55.53.

In the Women’s Mile, Junior Delaney Oeth and Freshman Natalie Greger broke the 6-minute barrier for the first time, securing first and second place overall with times of 5:53.9 and 5:56.7, respectively. This marked a significant milestone for both athletes. Freshman Carly Curnutt followed just behind, also finishing under 6 minutes, running 5:57.6. In the Men’s 1600m, alumni Sasha Latina led the charge, finishing in 4:42.9, with freshman Liam Hutchenson following close behind in 4:49.1. Senior Matt Scarpelli and freshman Liam Trageser continue to work together, crossing the finish line just seconds apart at 4:52.4 and 4:56, respectively, with Trageser achieving a new personal best.

Graduate student Robin Collura showcased her talent in the Women’s 400m, advancing to fourth all-time with a time of 1:04.13. Junior Eli Manning and freshman Anna Callaghan finished just behind, placing third and fourth overall running 1:05.8 and 1:06.3 respectively. Freshman Devan Wasserman continued his success in the Men’s 400m, setting a season-best of 52.2 and moving up to 6th on the all-time list. Sophomore Spencer Wheeler had a breakout race, breaking the 54-minute barrier for the first time, and placing second overall running 53.84.

In the Women’s 100m, Freshman Autumn Williams continues her incredible season securing first place with a time of 12.75. Freshmen Amanda Desenchak and Ella Maletta rounded out the top three for Delaware, clocking in at 13.33 and 13.87 respectively. Desenchak set a new PR moving her up to third on the all-time list. Maletta also made her way to 8th on the performance list in her 100m debut. Sophomore Grace Wertheimer dominated the Women’s 100m hurdles, breaking the 19-second mark for the first time with a time of 18.53, promoting her to the 4th fastest time in team history.

In the Women’s 200m, Autumn Williams set a new season personal best of 26.58 maintaining her second-fastest time in team history. Freshman Amanda Desenchak and senior Sam Radisnky rounded the top 3 for Delaware running 28.23 and 29.5 respectively. Daren-James Seals led the men’s 200m running an impressive time of 22.78. This time sits as the third-fastest time in team history. Sophomore Kurt Krummenacker improves his 200m time advancing to the ninth spot on the performance list running 23.58. He battled it out to the line with freshman James Winston finishing just behind in 23.59 placing him 10th fastest all time.

Freshman Anna Callaghan led Delaware in the Women’s 800m, finishing second overall running 2:36.8. Freshman Samantha Paez finished next for Delaware running 2:49.7. Sophomore Evan Diefenback led the race in the Men’s 800m kicking hard at the end to 2:07. Followed by Alumni Sasha Latina in 2:10.2 and Spencer Wheeler making his 800m debut running 2:13.8.

In the Women’s 5k, junior Delaney Oeth continues to smash personal records setting a new personal best of 20:55 and taking the win. Freshman Ella Maletta finished second running 21:23 showing her broad range of talent after placing in the 100m earlier in the day. Freshman Marleigh Ballard made her collegiate debut running 21:41 followed by junior Lauren Pollock setting a new personal best in the 5k with her time of 21:46. In the Men’s 5k, Sophomore Matthew Kwiatkowski continues to lead the Delaware pack running just under 16 minutes in 15:59. Close behind was sophomore Evan Diefenbeck and freshman Dave Kelly both running respectable times of 15:05 and 16:30 taking 3rd and 4th overall.

The running events concluded with the 4x400m relays and the Women’s A team set out for success to break the team record. The team of Eli Manning, Anna Callaghan, Robin Collura, and Ella Maletta successfully set a new club record running an impressive 4:24.5. The underclassman shined in the men’s 4×400 anything but a baton race which consisted of Wheeler, Wasserman, Carreno, and Winston running 3:56.4.

Sophomore Maggie Morris kicked off the throwing events with an impressive performance in the shot put, showcasing her talent with a throw of 8.72m. In the men’s shot put event, John Diossi also made his mark with a throw of 12.44m, securing the 7th spot in team history. Sophomore Lianna Greenstein continues to dominate the jumping events winning the long jump with a mark of 4.57m. Sophomore Gianna Dowling, placed just behind with her jump of 4.35m earning her the 5th spot on the all-time list. Freshman Maya Morefield earned her place on the performance list with a jump of 4.0m, securing the 9th spot overall. Greenstein and Morefield continued to shine in the triple jump, achieving distances of 10.05m and 9.44m, respectively. Gianna Dowling excelled in the high jump, jumping a height of 1.2m. In the men’s long jump, Jack Sowinski reached an impressive distance of 5.07m, while John Shaw dominated the triple jump with a remarkable leap of 10.6m.

It wouldn’t be a Delaware meet without the classic chocolate milk 4x200m relay which was the official last event.

After a successful Blue Hen Invitational, Delaware will travel to Shippensburg PA this Saturday 4/26 for their final meet of the season!

Full results can be found here.

Women’s 4x100m record holders!
Women’s 4x400m record holders!
Delaware representing in the Men’s 5k.

Blue Hens Impress at NIRCA Nationals Earning All-Time Performances and All-American Recognition

The Blue Hens made the long trek out to Richmond, VA to compete in the 2024 NIRCA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Competing against teams from all around the country, Delaware athletes did not fall short of notable performances.

Saturday’s running events were off to an exciting start in the Women’s 100m preliminaries. Freshman Autumn Williams showcased her talent, securing 6th place with an impressive time of 12.64. Advancing to the finals, she earned one of three All-American awards. Notably, Williams’s remarkable performance now stands as the fastest 100m time in team history. Freshman Amanda Desenchak showed improvement in the 100m, finishing 32nd, clocking in at 13.73. Freshman James Winston led Delaware in the Men’s 100m, finishing 36th overall, and securing the 7th fastest time in team history with a time of 11.69. Sophomore Grace Wertheimer and junior Jude Mazzola showcased their skills in the 400mH, with times of 1:22.5 and 1:11.9, respectively.

The Women’s 4x800m of Pollock, Grubb, Callaghan, and Burke secured a spot on the all-time list with their time of 11:39.5. The Men’s 4x800m teams also made their mark, with Group A (Pawlik, Sheaffer, Lobo, Kelly) securing fourth spot on the performance list with a time of 8:34.9 and Group B  (Hutchinson, Donnely, Christie, Lazev) sneaking into the 10th spot securing it with a time of 9:20.0. The Women’s 1500m showcased a series of impressive performances. Freshman Carly Curnutt placed within the top 50 and set a fast pace, clocking an impressive time of 5:39.5 to lead the Blue Hens. Sophomore Katie Burke closely followed, finishing in a respectable 5:40.8. Freshman Kate Kershaw clocked in at 5:52.5, comfortably below the 6-minute barrier. Senior and captain Daniel Giron led the pack and finished strong in the Men’s 1500m with a time of 4:34.9. Giron set a new personal best and placed 110th out of 247 competitors. Sophmore Evan Diefenbeck followed behind Giron finishing in 4:36.3. Senior Matt Scarpelli and sophomore Liam Trageser both achieved new personal records while battling at the line for the third Delaware spot. Scarpelli finished with a time of 4:38.3, closely followed by Trageser at 4:38.4, with just a tenth of a second separating them.

In the Women’s 4x100m relay, Delawares “A” team of Samantha Radinsky, Autumn Williams, Rilee McMahan, and Amanda Desenchak, showcased an impressive performance, clocking in at 54.43. Their outstanding effort secured them 7th place overall, earning an All-American award and solidifying the fastest 4x100m time in team history. The Men’s 4x100m relay team, consisting of Kurt Krummenacker, Dan Toms, Emmanuel Carreno, and Shane Isacson finished with a time of 48.17, placing 15th overall. Autumn Williams continued to shine in the Women’s 200m, qualifying for the finals with a time of 26.74 by securing 4th place in the prelims. Her impressive performance places her as the second fastest time on the team outdoor records list. In the finals, she finished 8th with a time of 26.78, successfully earning her third All-American award, becoming our most decorated athlete of the meet. Following Williams was freshman Amanda Desenchak placing 26th overall with a time of 28.75, and junior Eli Manning also placing within the top 30 crossing the finish line in 29:03. Senior Dan Toms and sophomore Kurt Krummenacker represented Delaware in the Men’s 200m both securing positions in the top 60 overall. Toms finished with a time of 24.12 with Krummenacker closely following at 24.18.

In the Women’s 400m, Ella Maletta maintained her fifth spot on the performance list finishing 24th overall with a time of 1:05.44, followed by junior Eli Manning finishing just behind placing 28th in 1:06.2. Freshman Devan Wasserman led the Men’s 400m with an impressive time of 54.68, followed closely by senior Ryan Lazev at 55.59, both placing in the top 50. Day one concluded with the the women’s 5k, but did not fall short of outstanding performances. Freshmen Natalie Greger and Kate Kershaw both set new personal records in the 5k, with Greger finishing in 20:41.3 and Kershaw in 21:11.3.

Sophomore Lianna Greenstein excelled in field events, securing 5th place overall in the triple jump and setting a new personal record with a mark of 36ft (10.9m). Her impressive performance earned Greenstein an All-American award for the triple jump, and still sits at the top of the all-time list.

Kicking off day two was sophomore Matthew Kwiatkowski’s men’s 5k time of 15:37.3, overtaking the 10th spot on the all-time list and setting a new personal record. Grace Wertheimer maintained her fifth spot on the performance list in the Women’s 100m hurdles with a time of 19.27. Ella Maletta and Anna Callaghan shined for Delaware in the Women’s 800m, with Maletta taking 11th overall finishing in 2:29.5 and Callaghan placing 28th in 2:36.2. Dave Kelly led the charge for the Men’s 800m also placing 11th overall with a respectable time of 1:58.9. Freshman Ryan Healy and sophomore Evan Pawlik rounded out the top three for Delaware finishing in 2:10.0 and 2:11.5 respectively. Sophmore Katie Burke showcased her skills in the Women’s 3k steeple, placing 9th overall with a time of 12:43.9, which improves her previous time and moves her up to third all-time on the team in the event.

In the 4×4 relays, both the Delaware Men’s and Women’s teams delivered solid performances, In the Women’s 4x400m relay, the Delaware “A” team of Eli Manning, Grace Wertheimer, Aine Grubb, and Anna Callaghan finished in the top 20 with a time of 4:43.5, and now holds seventh fastest 4x4oom time in team history. In the Men’s 4x400m relay, the Delaware “A” team composed of Ryan Lazev, Devan Wasserman, Josh Pawlik, and Spencer Wheeler finished in 3:39.7, placing them ninth on the performance list.

Delaware showcased their skill and dedication, earning multiple All-American awards and achieving new personal records. The Blue Hens will continue working hard to prepare for our inaugural Blue Hen Invitational on April 20th, located on our home turf in Newark, DE.

Full results can be found here.

Burke racing the 3k steeplechase.
Delaware team photo at NIRCA Nationals.
Our most decorated athlete, Autumn Williams.

Both Men and Women Take Third at the Lloyd Sigler Spring Meet

Delaware headed to Salisbury University to compete at the Lloyd Sigler Spring Meet. Despite a smaller-than-usual team due to the weather, both the men’s and women’s teams secured third place overall showcasing impressive performances.

The day commenced with field events as our jumpers and throwers got a head start on the day. Sophomore Lianna Greenstein placed 4th in long jump with her best mark being 4.40m. Greenstein continued her success securing 2nd place in triple jump with a distance of 10.09m. Freshman Anna Callaghan impressed in women’s discus, earning a notable spot on the outdoor performance list with a throw of 18.76m. Freshman Anastasia Burns displayed her talent in javelin throwing for 27.19m, placing second overall, and claiming the second spot on the performance list. On the men’s side, senior Josiah Taylor placed 7th in the long jump with a jump of 4.31m and Andrew Dubois with a javelin throw of 28.04m. 

Spring track means that the 3k steeplechase race is upon us. The rain made the water jump pit deeper than usual, regardless, Senior Natalie Pinto represented the Delaware women with a time of 15:04. Freshman Nik Anna Led the men’s Delaware crew 3rd with a time of 11:35.3. This time places Anna 8th on the performance list. Fellow freshman Cole Donnelly makes his way onto the performance list with a time of 11:45.5. Junior Sean Bernado followed close behind with a time of 12:08.02. 

The distance events continued with the 1500m race. Freshman Carly Curnutt placed 7th overall running a respectable time of 5:45, while junior Lauren Pollock also stayed under 6 minutes at 5:54.4. Pollock was also the only Delaware runner to run the 5k finishing in an impressive 22:13. Senior Aine Grubb closed out the women’s 1500m Delaware pack finishing in 6:32. Sophomores Evan Diefenbeck and Matthew Kwiatkowski displayed impressive performances placing 4th and 6th with times of 4:21.5 and 4:23.4 respectively. Senior Daniel Giron and Matthew Scarpelli finished strong in 4:37.3 and 4:39.7 placing 9th and 10th overall. In the 800m race, freshman Anna Callaghan stood out with her impressive performance securing second place in 2:32.16. This time solidified yet another spot on the performance list, ranking 8th. Sophomore Josh Pawlik led the Delaware pack placing in the top 5 with a time of 2:08.5. Sophmores Evan Diefenbeck and Even Pawlik followed close behind in 2:11 and 2:15 respectively. 

The sprinting events had equally as impressive performances starting with the 4x100m relay. Our women’s team A squad of McMahan, Greenstein, Manning, and Desenchak took the victory in 54.37. The men’s relay team of Winston, Toms, Spillane, and Krummenacker closed strong for second place with an impressive time of 46.84. Sophomore Grace Wertheimer represented Delaware with solo performances in the 100mH and 400mH running 19.9 and 1:21.9. This time improved her 400mH second-place spot on the performance list by a second. Freshman Ryan Healy was also our only blue hen in the 400mH running a 1:11.6. In the open 100m race freshman Amanda Desenchak took second place overall in 13.78 claiming the 5th spot on the performance list. Freshman James Winston finished with a time of 12.05, while senior Daniel Toms closely followed with a time of 12.12, securing positions within the top 10 overall. Toms continued his successful day in the 200m race leading the Delaware crew with a time of 24.75. Amanda Desenchak and senior Sam Radinsky scored points in the women’s 200m event, clocking respective times of 29.08 and 30.86. Although there was no 4x400m relay, we still had Blue Hens compete in the open 400m race. Junior Eli Manning takes 4th and displays improvement with her time of 1:08.8. Senior Ryan Lazev and sophomore Spencer Wheeler battled together to place in the top 15 with times of 54.37 and 55.13 respectively. 

Despite Salisbury’s rain, our Blue Hens displayed impressive performances. Delaware will kick off their spring break on March 23rd in West Chester, PA, at the Purple and Gold Invitational!

Full results can be found here

Pollock finishing her 1500m.
The men’s 4x100m final handoff.
Delaware’s 3k steeplechase crew.

Delaware Dominates at Spring Season Opener

The Blue Hens kicked off their 2024 spring season at the Capital Relays hosted by American University on February 24th. With both the Women’s and Men’s teams securing first place, it was a remarkable start to the season, achieving a Delaware sweep.

The day began with the 5k race. The women’s team showcased their strength, and were all making their collegiate spring track debut. Junior Delaney Oeth climbed her way up to 13th place with an impressive time of 21:19. Freshman Kate Kershaw also stayed under the 22-minute mark finishing in 21:56. Junior Hannah Pash set a new 5k PR with her time of 22:22. The men’s 5k also did not disappoint. Sophomore Evan Diefenbeck and Sophomore Brady Sheaffer displayed impressive performances. Diefenbeck placed 7th in 15:42 which earns him the 10th spot on our outdoor performance list. Sheaffer placed 10th and broke the 16-minute mark for the first time in 15:46. Junior Sean Bernardo set a new collegiate PR with a respectable time of 17:38.

The distance events continued with the 1600m race. The women’s team was led by sophomore Katie Burke finishing in the top 15 in 5:53, breaking that 6-minute barrier for the first time. Freshman Carly Curnutt continues to show improvement with her time of 6:15. Junior Lauren Pollock nailed her seed time coming in at 6:20.  The men’s 1600m was led by senior distance captain Dan Giron finishing in 4:57. Freshman Nik Anna and senior Matt Scarpelli followed close behind both crossing the line in 5:03. Closing out the distance events was the 800m race. Freshman Ella Maletta set the pace for the Blue Hens and took third place overall. She stayed under the 2:30 minute mark clocking in at 2:29.1, placing her 4th on the outdoor performance list. Freshman Anna Callaghan and sophomore Katie Burke followed as they finished strong in 2:37 and 2:43 respectively.  In the men’s 800m races, sophomore Dave Kelly put on an impressive performance in his spring track debut taking 2nd place and finishing with a remarkable time of 1:58.9. This race places Kelly 6th on the outdoor performance list. Freshman Skylar Grey also had a breakout race drastically improving his time from the indoor season. He finished 6th overall in 2:04.3. Sophomore Josh Pawlik followed close behind clocking in at a respectable 2:04.7. 

The Blue Hens had some stand-out performances in the sprinting races. This began with the 100m race as Freshman Amanda Desenchak won the event with a time of 12.63. Sophomore Rilee McMahan placed 5th with a time of 13.25, while senior Sam Radinsky took 6th place clocking in at 13.64. Due to hand timing complications official times for the men’s 100m race are unclear. However, sophomores Dave Kelly, Kurt Krummenacker, and freshman James Winston placed top three for Delaware. In the womens 200m race freshman Amanda Deshenchak continued her successful day by taking first place, with a time of 27.58. This impressive time places her second on the outdoor performance list. Senior Sam Radisnky broke 30 with her time of 29.9, followed by sophomore Lianna Greenstein clocking in at 29.97. Senior Daniel Toms led the Delaware crew in the men’s 200m finishing in a respectable 23.88. Freshman James Jeffers and James Winston finished close behind in 24.17 and 24.54 respectively.  In the womens 400m, Graduate student Robin Collura came in third overall with a time of 1:06.6 which places her 5th on the outdoor performance list. Junior Eli Manning and Anna Callaghan finished just behind in 1:07.5 and 1:07.7 respectively. The men’s 400m was led by freshman Devan Wasserman placing 3rd, displaying improvement with a time of 52.45 and earning him the 9th spot on the performance list. Following was freshman James Jeffers finishing 8th place with a time of 53.91. Senior and President Ryan Lazev places 10th overall with a time of 54.3 inching closer to breaking the 54-second mark. 

Our sprint relays displayed highly competitive performances as the Delawares womens 4×100 team anchored by freshman Autumn Williams, came in second place with a time of 55.8 claiming the third spot on the performance list. The men’s 4×100 team A also performed to a high standard, with senior Shane Isacson anchoring and taking the win in 46.42, placing them 8th on the performance list.  

The day concluded with a thrilling anything but a baton 4×4 relay! Our men’s A team of Stohr, Pawlik, Grey, and Kelly, secured victory in 3:48, and the women’s A team of Collura, Manning, Wertheimer, and Callaghan took 3rd in 4:48. 

Overall, it was a successful start to the season for the Blue Hens, who now look to maintain their momentum at the Lloyd Sigler Invitational at Salisbury University on Saturday, March 2nd.

Full results can be found here. * Please note all results were hand-timed.

Kershaw finishing her 5k.
Giron leading fellow Blue Hens during the 1600m.
Isacson anchoring the 4x100m relay.