McDaniel finishes 12th at Dickinson

Green Terror notches pair of top-8 finishers in final action before championships

CARLISLE, Pa. - C.J. Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) finished fifth in the 800 to lead McDaniel to a 12th-place showing at the DuCharme Invitational hosted by Dickinson in men's track and field action on Saturday.

The Green Terror recorded 18 points as a team. Dickinson won the meet with 137 points.

Naper was the top individual finisher for McDaniel, crossing fifth with a time of 2:01.64.

Kevin Bowmn (Westminster, Md./Brunswick) added a seventh-place finish in the 3,000, finishing in a time of 9:20.58.

The 4x800-meter relay finished second in a time of 8:43.75 while the 4x200-meter relay was fifth in a time of 1:40.29.

Eric Spioch (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished 11th in the 55 hurdles with a time of 9.46 seconds and led the way in the field events with a 14th-place showing in the triple jump (10.68 meters).

Steve Wetherhold (Catasauqua, Pa./Catasauqua) added a 15th-place finish in the shot put with a throw of 11.74 meters.

James Ways (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) finished 12th in the 55 (6.89) while Rick Gonzalez (Columbia, Md./Oakland Mills) was 13th in the 55 hurdles (9.91).

The Green Terror returns to action at the Centennial Conference Championships hosted by Haverford on Saturday. Action begins at 10 a.m.

Team Scores: 1. Dickinson 137, 2. Elizabethtown 84.5, 3. Gettysburg 75, 4. Eastern Mennonite 53, 5T. Hood 41, 5T. Hagerstown CC 41, 7. Lebanon Valley 40, 8. Messiah 39.5, 9. Goucher 33, 10. Keystone 23, 11. Cumberland CC 20, 12. McDaniel 18, 13T. Gallaudet 10, 13T. Alvernia 10, 15. Middlesex CC 4, 16. Thaddeus Stevens 2, 17. Kings 1.

McDaniel Results: 3,000: 7. Kevin Bowman 9:20.58; 55 Hurdles: 11. Eric Spioch 9.46*, 13. Rick Gonzalez 9.91*; 55: 12. James Ways 6.89*, 20. Lasse Schmidt 7.06*, 44. David Sampson 7.69; 4x200 Relay: 5. "A" 1:40.29; Mile: 17. Ron Shriver 4:50.34, 28. Matt Hale 5:06.52; 800: 5. C.J. Naper 2:01.64*; 200: 26. Schmidt 25.23; 4x800 Relay: 2. "A" 8:43.75; Long Jump: 25. Spioch 4.96m (16-3¼), 26. Gonzalez 4.94m (16-2½); Triple Jump: 14. Spioch 10.68m (35-½); Shot Put: 15. Steve Wetherhold 11.74m (38-6¼)*, 24. Carlos Hernandez 10.48m (34-4¾), 35. Chuck Kronmiller 8.16m (26-9¼).

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard

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