Trinity Men's Track And Field Ties For 11th In Silfen Invitational

Tri-captain Will Duggan '20 was 3rd in the javelin
Tri-captain Will Duggan '20 was 3rd in the javelin

New London, Conn. - Sophomores Stephen Tyler (Weston, Conn.) and Erkin Verbeek (Bethesda, Md.) and first-years Tim Lautenbach (Weston, Mass.) and Henry Potter (Lake Oswego, Oregon) teamed up for a second-place time of 8:07.66 to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a tie with Brandeis for 11th place out of 22 teams in the Silfen Men's Outdoor Track and Field Invitational at Connecticut College this afternoon.  On Friday, Bantam junior William Duggan (Glastonbury, Conn.) and first-year Kinnard Hughes (Chicago, Ill.) had third in the javelin throw and the long jump, respectively, to highlight day one of the meet. Duggan posted a distance of 160'06", while Hughes edged Coast Guard's Javon Wingate by a quarter-inch to take third in the long jump at 21'09".  Trinity senior captain Luke Mayer (Morristown, N.J.) added a third-place time of 15.68 in the 110-meter high hurdles today, while first-year sprinter Robert Allen (Bloomfield, Conn.) was fifth in the both 100- and 200-meter dash races.