Men's track & field hosts Hamilton Invitational

Peter Kosgei '11
Peter Kosgei '11

Peter Kosgei '11 and Jimmy Alexis '13 finished first in one event apiece as Hamilton College hosted the non-team scoring, multi-divisional Hamilton Invitational at Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on Feb. 5.

The other teams were the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, Union College, Utica College, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Geneseo and Syracuse University.

Kosgei won the mile run with a time of 4:17.40. He also competed in the 800-meter run, but did not finish due to injury.

Scott Bickard '11 was fifth in the mile with a time of 4:30.76, and James Grebey '12 took third place in the 800 in 1:59.54. Grebey finished just .63 seconds behind the winner. Sam Reider '14 finished third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 52.07 seconds.

Alexis claimed victory in the pole vault as he cleared 4.25 meters (13-feet-11¼). Jake London '14 was third in the high jump with a height of 1.83 meters (6-0). Joshua Orndorff '11 ended up sixth in the weight throw with a mark of 14.00 meters (45-11¼).

The Continentals host the 2011 Liberty League indoor track and field championships on Saturday, Feb. 12.

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