- Men's Track And Field Runs Well At IC4A Championships
Silverman was the runner-up in the mile (4:05.89) after running a very sharp 4:04.82 (personal record) to win his preliminary heat with the fastest time in the qualifying round.
In the first section of the 3000 final, junior Sam Chauvin made a bold move and stormed to the lead with three laps to go before taking third in the section and 10th overall with a four second personal best of 8:17.75. Chauvin has taken over 26 seconds off his 3000 personal best over the course of this winter's indoor season. In the second section of the 3000 final, jDeLuca pumped the crowd up further, taking the lead with two laps to go and running 59 seconds over his last 400 to take the win in 8:06.60, which is seventh-best all-time at Cornell. Dom has taken over 14 seconds off his 3000 career best this season.
The 4x800 meter relay quartet of sophomore Roc Johnson (1:54.5), freshman Steve Neumaier (1:55.1), freshman Liam Sullivan (1:58.4), and sophomore Nick Comly (2:01.0) ran 7:49.15 to place 16th in the preliminary round.
Closing out the meet for Cornell, the DMR relay squad ran 9:53.04 (sixth-best all-time at Cornell) for third place with junior Michael Wang (3:01.3), Nick Comly (49.4), sophomore Brandon Phillips (1:52.9), and freshman Connor Horn (4:09.4, closing his last 400 in 56 seconds) after winning their preliminary heat in 9:57.58 behind Wang (3:03.9), senior Will Gibson (50.4), Phillips (1:53.5), and a big breakthrough anchor leg (4:09.7) from freshman Connor Horn.
The Big Red topped fellow Ivy schools Yale, Columbia and Harvard at the meet.
Complete results can be found here.
With the exception of seniors Rudy Winkler and Austin Jamerson, who are competing at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships next week, the indoor season is now complete for the men. The Big Red turns its attention to the outdoor campaign which will begin with Cornell Springtime Invitational at the Robert J. Kane Sports Complex on March 25.