Hamilton men place in top three in 8 events in Continental Invite

Ty Kunzman ’20 (Josh McKee photo)
Ty Kunzman ’20 (Josh McKee photo)

Hamilton College men's track and field athletes finished in the top three in eight events in the non-team scoring 2019 Continental Indoor Invitational at Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on Friday night.

Ty Kunzman '20 led the way with a first place finish in the 35-pound weight throw with a distance of 16.02 meters, surpassing the rest of the field by 1.31 meters.

Three Continentals placed in the top four of the 5,000-meter run. Peter Ross '20 finished in second place with a personal-best time of 16:11.16, followed by Chris Skeldon '20 (16:15.26) in third place and Nick Lyon '22 (16:25.78) in fourth place.

Bryce Murdick '20 blew away his previous best time (9:16.29) in the 3,000-meter run with a personal-best time of 9:03.68 and finished in second place.

Colin Horgan '19 ended up in second place in the mile with a personal-best time of 4:36.88, Chris Davitt of Division II Le Moyne College finished first with a time of 4:31.99. Aaron Kraus '21 also finished with a personal-best time of 1:10.51 in the 500-meter dash to finish in third place.

Ryan Sedwick '19 recorded times of 7.35 seconds in the 60-meter dash and 23.98 seconds in the 200-meter dash to finish third and fourth, respectively. Sedwick posted a faster 60-meter time of 7.29 seconds in the preliminary heats.

Will Richardson '21 was sandwiched between two Le Moyne runners in the 400-meter dash. Richardson finished second with a time of 52.40 seconds, while first place was decided with a time of 51.35 and third place finished in 52.52.

Hamilton attends Utica College's Pioneer Open on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m.