GW Track Returns to Morgan State Legacy
Colonials Scheduled for 10 Events Across Two-Day Event
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LEADING OFF: George Washington's men's and women's track teams will return to the two-day Morgan State Legacy Meet this weekend. GW will open competition in both the men's and women's 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday, followed by a full slate of events on Saturday.
LAST TIME OUT: Both teams enjoyed successful appearances at the Johns Hopkins/Loyola Invitational last weekend.
The men placed 10th out of 17 competing teams, breaking a pair of program records along the way. Sophomores Chris Shaffer (1:57.45 in the 800m) and Joseph Verghese (23.95 in 200m) both set new school marks, while sophomore Ryan DePinto defeated 45 competitors to win the 5000m in 14:54.55. The men also had five runners set new personal records in the 1500m.
On the women's side, freshman Halley Brown broke the program's 1500m record with a time of 4:43.63, and a number of her teammates set new personal bests in a variety of events.
A-10 RANKS: Sophomore Miranda DiBiasio currently owns the Atlantic 10's fourth-fastest 5000m time this season after she ran 17:16.83 at the Colonial Relays earlier this month. Junior Ariana North also ranks in the top 20 in the event with her time of 17:44.07 at last weekend's Hopkins/Loyola Invite (14th in A-10).
North also owns the 12th-fastest 3000m steeplechase after posting a time of 11:24.56 at the Mason Spring Invitational.
For the men, senior Ryan Tucker and DePinto both own a pair of top-20 rankings in the A-10. Tucker ranks eighth overall in the 5000m after his time of 14:35.89 at the Colonial Relays. He also sits ninth in the conference for the 1500m with a time of 3:53.10 at the Maryland Invitational. DePinto's time of 3:53.41 in the 1500m ranks him 11th in the conference. He also ranks 18th in the 5000m (14:54.55).
Additionally, junior Jordan Pantalone ranks 13th in the A-10 for the 3000m steeplechase with his time of 9:47.02 at the Colonial Relays.
3000m Steeplechase (Fri., 3:30 p.m.): Jordan Pantalone
1500m (Sat., 11:30 a.m.): Ryan Tucker, Charles Arnold, Ryan DePinto, Chris Shaffer
400m (Sat., 1:30 p.m.): Joseph Verghese, Sawyer Bilton
800m (Sat., 3:00 p.m.): Connor James, Rob Craven
200m (Sat., 3:35 p.m.): Joseph Verghese
3000m Steeplechase (Fri., 3:00 p.m.): Ariana North
1500m (Sat., 11:15 a.m.): Halley Brown, Caroline Wolfe, Madison Yerke, Macaulay Porter
400m (Sat., 1:05 p.m.): Kirsten Nottingham
800m (Sat., 2:45 p.m.): Malone Gabor, Lauren Anderson, Abby Llanos
200m (Sat., 3:15 p.m.): Kirsten Nottingham
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