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Seventh Heaven for Hopkins

Seventh Heaven for Hopkins

Championship Central | Complete Results

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Johns Hopkins secured golds in seven of 21 events to secure its seventh straight Centennial Conference Men's Outdoor Track & Field title on Sunday at Muhlenberg. The Blue Jays compiled 217 team points en route to the victory. 

Dickinson was close behind in second place with 187 points, followed by Ursinus (147) and Muhlenberg (112) in the top four. McDaniel (64), Gettysburg (47) and Franklin & Marshall (31) placed fifth through seventh, respectively. 

Team Scoring 

1. Johns Hopkins - 217
2. Dickinson - 187
3. Ursinus - 147
4. Muhlenberg - 112
5. McDaniel - 64
6. Gettysburg - 47
7. Franklin & Marshall - 31

On the individual podium, Ursinus' Griffin McMann led the way with three golds. The Bears' junior took home top honors in the hammer throw (47.24m), shot put (15.08m), and discus (45.45m) to complete the throws trifecta. Teammate Evan Giannetti won the javelin (59.23m) to cap off an impressive showing in the throws for Ursinus. 

Five different individuals and two relays secured gold for CC-champion Johns Hopkins. Individual champions included Owen Bianchi in the triple jump (13.46m), Mickey Van Gieson in the 400 (48.74), Conrad Say in the 100 (10.77), Jared Pangallozzi in the 5000 (14:46.45), and Kevin Sommer in the 110 hurdles (15.39). The 4x100 relay of Ahmed Elmogi, Van Gieson, Ian Imery and Say crossed first at 42.45, while the 4x400 relay of Elias Boussouf, Sommer, Elmogi and Van Gieson claimed gold for the Blue Jays at 3:22.33. 

Dickinson captured six golds, headlined by Teddy Mercer's wins in the 800 (1:56.32) and 1500 (4:00.54). Other individual gold medalists for the Red Devils included Nick Balenzano in the long jump (6.97m), Charles Scharf in the 10,000 (33:13.84), Chris Scharf in the 3,000 Steeplechase (9:18.14), and Cole Boback in the 200 (22.20). 

Muhlenberg won a trio of gold medals, with Ben Arehart taking top honors in the high jump (2.00m), Zachary Lill in the pole vault (4.40m), and the 4x800 relay of Nate Reimer, Greg Shanahan, Sam Morgan, and Luke Ullmann (8:02.15). 

McDaniel's Nicholas Razze claimed the lone gold for the Green Terror, crossing first in the 400 hurdles at 54.50.