The factors for the Wildcats got here from two top-eight finishes within the 10000 meters in addition to scorers within the hammer, lengthy leap. pole vault, javelin and excessive leap. Marston ran the 10K in 29:34.23 and Martin Barr (Skokie, In poor health.) positioned seventh with a time of 30:31.49 within the ultimate occasion contested on Friday night. Marston is a nine-time All-BIG EAST performer on the observe (indoors and outside) and Barr is a six-time BIG EAST scorer, however Friday was the primary time that every runner had scored within the 10000 meters on the convention meet. Marston beforehand competed within the nationwide semifinal spherical of the 10000 meters in 2019 and his time of 29:34.23 on Friday places him in place to earn a return journey to the NCAA East Preliminary later this month.
Kelly was considered one of three Villanova scorers within the excessive leap and he’s now a six-time All-BIG EAST performer, together with 3 times every indoors and outside. He was considered one of three rivals within the area who made it over the bar at 2.05 meters, with eventual champion Daniel Claxton from Connecticut and bronze medalist Marquis Ward from Marquette additionally having profitable clearances at that peak. Kelly and Ward have been eradicated with three missed makes an attempt at 2.10 meters, however Kelly got here in second on account of making his first try on the earlier peak. Senior Ryan Tompkins (Farmingdale, N.J.) completed fifth with a peak of 1.95 meters and junior Peter Willis (St. Charles, In poor health.) was eighth (1.85 meters.).
Freshman thrower Nick Coffey (Cranston, R.I.) grew to become the Wildcats sixth athlete to surpass 60 meters within the javelin with the present implement which was launched in 1999. He threw for a brand new private greatest distance of 60.53 meters and got here in fifth in his BIG EAST Championships debut. Redshirt freshman Joe DiDario (Ocean Township, N.J.) scored with an eighth place end and a throw of 58.53 meters. Additionally on the throwing occasion schedule Friday was the hammer, wherein Jadyn Anczarski (Ringtown, Pa.) got here in sixth (52.03 meters) and senior Alex Telma (St. Louis, Mo.) was seventh (51.95 meters).
Within the lengthy leap, freshman Carmen Ostroski (Blue Bell, Pa.) recorded a private greatest mark of seven.21 meters to complete seventh in his first collegiate convention championship. Senior Thomas Conboy (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) got here in sixth within the pole vault with a peak of 4.60 meters and junior Jim Keys (Herndon, Va.) was seventh (4.45 meters).
Villanova had seven athletes advance from the preliminary heats of their respective occasions into the ultimate on Saturday afternoon. Redshirt freshman Sean Dolan (Pennington, N.J.) was the highest qualifier within the 800 meters with a time of 1:49.47 within the prelims on Friday. The variety of qualifiers is considerably deceiving after the preliminary spherical of the 1500 meters was scratched. That occasion might be a straight ultimate with 15 rivals on Saturday.