February 11, 2006

Elis Defeat Harvard but Fall to Princeton

Feb. 11, 2006

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Bulldogs took second at the annual HYP meet, scoring 71 points beating Harvard (20), but losing to Princeton (78) in competition Saturday afternoon at Harvard's Gordon Track.

The sprints were led by the trio of Victor Cheng, Russell Kempf and Omari Douglas-Hall, taking first, second and third in the 60-meter dash with times of 6.98, 7.05 and 7.10.

Dan O'Brien was second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.23), while Kevin Alexander won the 400-meter run (48.51). Shomari Taylor and Rob deLaski were second and third in the 500 with times of 1:05.05 and 1:06.38. The 4x400-meter relay team of deLaski, Taylor, Jihad Beauchman, and Alexander won with a time of 3:18.47.

Jared Bell and Brian Gertzen took first and second in the mile run with times of 4:11.18 and 4:12.21. Bell's time is a new school freshmen record. Patrick Dantzer was second in the 3000-meter run with 8:09.27, fifth best in school history. Matt Bordoni was second in the 800-meter run (1:56.95).

Samuel Fox and Beauchman were first and second in the high jump with heights of 2.01 and 1.96 meters. Beauchman was also second in the triple jump (14.75 meters).

John Langhauser continued to dominate the shot put, setting a personal record and winning by over two meters with a toss of 16.77 meters, third farthest in school history. He also took second in the weight throw (17.23 meters).

Report filed by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity