April 16, 2011

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McDaniel takes eight athletes to Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Juris Eyler (Middletown, Md./Middletown) finished third in the 400 to lead McDaniel to a ninth-place showing at the 2011 Mason-Dixon Invitational hosted by Gettysburg in men's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.

The Green Terror combined to score 17 points with just eight athletes competing in one event each on a day filled with rain and wind, both of which were heavy at times.

Eyler led the way with his bronze in the 400 with a time of 51.17 while Trevor Crest (Baltimore, Md./Episcopal) crossed sixth in the same event with a time of 52.91.

CJ Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) posted a fifth-place finish in the mile with a time of 4:37.52. Jason Stein (Potomac, Md./Wootton) was 29th with a time of 5:56.58.

Rick Gonzalez (Columbia, Md./Oakland Mills) crossed sixth in the 400 hurdles (1:07.57).

Chuck Kronmiller (Norristown, Pa./Methacton) led the way on the field side, throwing the javelin 35.07 meters to place eight. James Ways (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) turned in a hurl of 31.70 meters to finish 13th.

Carlos Hernandez (Derwood, Md./Magruder) was 15th in the shot put (9.44).

The Green Terror returns to action at its second home twilight meet on Wednesday. Action begins at 4 p.m.

Team Scores: 1. Gettysburg 177, 2. Dickinson 101, 3. Gwynedd-Mercy 76, 4. Albright 61, 5. Hagerstown CC 48, 6. Messiah 30, 7. Goucher 25, 8. Delaware Valley 19, 9. McDaniel 17, 10T. Lebanon Valley 16, 10T. Catholic 16, 12. Penn State-Berks 9, 13. Thaddeus Stevens 6, 14. Penn State Track and Field Club 2.

McDaniel Results: 400: 3. Juris Eyler 51.17*, 6. Crest 52.91*; 400 Hurdles: 6. Rick Gonzalez 1:07.57*; Mile: 5. CJ Naper 4:37.52, 29. Jason Stein 5:56.58; Shot Put: 15. Carlos Hernandez 9.44m (30-11 ¾); Javelin: 8. Chuck Kronmiller 35.07m (115-1), 13. James Ways 31.70m (104-0).

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