EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (Feb. 2, 2019) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's track & field team participated in East Stroudsburg University's 20th Annual DeSchriver Invitational on Saturday. The Mariners had a total of eight top-10 finishes, including three in the top-five.
Freshman Brennan Shute (Annapolis, Md.) had USMMA's top finish of the day after he came in second in the 800m with a time of 2:07.11. Sophomore Ivan Goretoy (West Warwick, R.I.) and junior Zachary Polliard (Brighton, Colo.) rounded out the Mariners' top-five finishes at the event, as Goretoy was third in the weight throw (15.69m - 51' 5.75") and Polliard placed fourth in the triple jump (12.27m – 40' 3.25").
Below are the remainder of the Mariners who recorded top-10 finishes.
- Freshman Lucas Jordan (Littleton, Colo.) came in seventh in the 5000m (16:42.16).
- Senior David Collins (North Kingstown, R.I.) place seventh in the weight throw (14.69m – 48' 2.5").
- Senior Jesse Reinebold (Granger, Ind.) came in 10th in the 200m (24.19).
- Freshman Ian Russo (Greensboro, N.C.) placed 10th in the 600m (1:30.75).
- Freshman Tyler Pittman (Albuquerque, N.M.) came in 10th in the mile (4:49.83)
Up next, the Mariners will compete in Yale University's Giegengack Invitational next Saturday, Feb. 9, up in New Haven, Conn. More information on the meet will be posted on the USMMA Men's Track & Field Schedule Page later this week.
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