PRINCETON, N.J. – The Army West Point men’s track and field team finished seventh with 38.50 points at the IC4A Championships.
There were several highlights from this event. Tyrell Maddox finished sixth in the 400-meter dash clocking a time of 48.39 seconds. In the 100-meter dash, Ben Sims placed fifth with a time of 10.68 seconds. He is joined by Tyler Davis in 12th crossing the finish line in 10.82 seconds. Trevor Touchton secured fifth in the 800-meter run clocking 1:50.65. The 4×800 meter relay team of … stood atop the podium with a time of 7:33.60. The final race of the day was the 4×100 meter relay where the team of Marcus Denham, Davis, Maddox and Jose Santana placed ninth clocking 3:16.20.
In the field events, Garrett Kohnke placed 13th in the shot put with a toss of 15.77 meters. And in the javelin throw Jack O’Brien came in seventh with a distance of 57.68 meters.
“ The weather yesterday forced the meet administration to make some adjustments and our people did a nice job of adapting and competed well. We won a few events and our most competitive people got one more hard effort in before we head off to Lexington next weekend to compete in the NCAA regional meet. We will learn on Wednesday who qualified and then see if we can get any qualifiers to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. I think we will get five into the preliminary round on the men’s side. I also think that Abby Halbrook might make it in. She is on the bubble, but her performance at the West Point Twilight might be just enough to make it. Right now, we have to get ready for final exams and then we can focus more on the championships track meets.”
Up next for Army, those qualified Cadets will travel to Lexington, Ky., for the NCAA Regionals on May 25-27.