ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – Ian Armstrong (Tallyville, Del./Brandywine) won the discus to lead McDaniel at the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Tune Up in men's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.
- The Green Terror finished third with 72 points. Elizabethtown won the 10-team invitational with 211 points.
Head of the Class: The following athletes won an event at the meet:
- Billy Emerson (Germantown, Md./Watkins Mill) won the shot put with a mark of 14.38 meters.
- Ian Armstrong won the discus with a mark of 42.44 meters.
Making a Point: The following athletes earned points at the meet:
- Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford): 800, finishing third with a time of 1:58.30.
- Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran): 1500, finishing second with a time of 4:05.82.
- Will Greene (Westminster, Md./Delone Catholic [Pa.]): 1500, finishing third with a time of 4:12.48.
- Alex West (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run): 110 hurdles, finishing fifth with a time of 20.99 seconds.
- Caleb White (Glen Burnie, Md./Baltimore City College): 400 hurdles, finishing third with a time of 1:00.54; long jump, finishing third with a mark of 6.20 meters.
- Mikyas Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley): 400 hurdles, finishing fourth with a time of 1:01.77.
- Will Bower (Emmitsburg, Md./MMI Prep): high jump, finishing sixth with a mark of 1.57 meters.
- Billy Emerson: discus, finishing second in the discus with a throw of 42.13 meters.
Standard Bearer: The following athletes hit Centennial Conference-qualifying marks at the meet:
- Gavin Gibson: 800, 1:58.30
- Jim Heilman: 1500, 4:05.82
- Caleb White: 400 hurdles, 1:00.54; long jump, 6.20 meters
- Mikyas Kisi: 400 hurdles, 1:01.77
- Billy Emerson: shot put, 14.38 meters; discus, 42.13 meters
- Ian Armstong: discus, 42.44 meters
A New Standard: The following athletes hit ECAC-qualifying marks at the meet:
Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes achieved a mark that ranks in the program's all-time top 10:
- Billy Emerson now ranks fifth in the shot put (14.38 meters).
The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:
- Will Bower: long jump, 13th, 5.26 meters; shot put, 17th, 8.35 meters; discus, 19th, 24.31 meters
- Alex West: long jump, 16th, 4.92 meters; shot put, 10th, 9.92 meters; discus, 14th, 27.99 meters
- Logan Kelly: discus, 11th, 28.51 meters
Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Johns Hopkins on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.