McDaniel opens 2011 at Bucknell

CJ Naper
CJ Naper

Green Terror resumes indoor season with limited squad

LEWISBURG, Pa. – C.J. Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) recorded the top individual finish of the day and was part of both top-five relay teams to lead McDaniel at the Gulden Relays hosted by Bucknell in men's indoor track and field action on Saturday.

Naper crossed ninth overall in the 500 with a time of 1:12.29 before running the anchor leg of both the sprint medley relay and 4x200-meter relay.

The medley relay, which included James Ways (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill), Chuck Kronmiller (Norristown, Pa./Methacton) and Jake Nichols (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) ahead of Naper, finished fifth in a time of 3:46.78.

Alex Rieser (Washington, D.C./McLean School of Maryland) joined Ways, Nichols and Naper on the 4x200 relay, which was fifth in a time of 1:39.98.

Joe Rollins (Temple Hills, Md./Surrattsville) turned in a personal-best time of 7.23 seconds in the preliminaries of the 60-meter dash for the 12th-best time but pulled up with injury late in the finals to finish 15th in a time of 8.01 seconds.

Nichols finished 10th in the 60 hurdles with a Centennial Conference-qualifying time of 9.07 seconds.

Carlos Hernandez (Derwood, Md./Magruder) finished 13th in the shot put with a throw of 10.32 meters.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Gulden Relays hosted by Bucknell on Jan. 8.

McDaniel Results: 60 Prelims: 12q. Joe Rollins 7.23*, 18. Chuck Kronmiller 7.83, 19. Alex Rieser 7.86, 20. Louis Lachman 7.89, 22. David Sampson 8.07; 60 Finals: 15. Rollins 8.01; 500: 9. C.J. Naper 1:12.29, 13. Lachman 1:15.89, 16. Daveed Sumpter 1:22.02; 60 Hurdles: 10. Jake Nichols 9.07*; Sprint Medley: 5. James Ways, Kronmiller, Nichols, Naper 3:46.78; 4x200 Relay: 5. Ways, Rieser, Nichols, Naper 1:39.98; Shot Put: 13. Carlos Hernandez 10.32m (33-10¼).

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard