April 15, 2006
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Elis took second at the Brown Invitational with 149 points Saturday afternoon. Brown was first with 249 points. Kevin Alexander was a double-winner, taking the 200-meter dash in 21.62 and the 400-meter dash in 47.39, qualifying for the IC4As in both.
Victor Cheng was second behind Alexander in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.78. Cheng also won the 100-meter dash in a hand-held time of 10.4, after running 10.79 FAT in the trials, an IC4A qualifying mark.
In the distance events, Patrick Dantzer won the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8:26.99.
The shot put was won by John Langhauser with a toss of 16.94 meters, a new personal record.
The Elis had a number of other top three finishes: Matthew Bordoni was second in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:53.94, just missing winner Jordan Kinley of Brown (1:53.81). The 4x400-meter relay team was second with a time of 3:17.63. Despite poor handoffs, the 4x100-meter relay team was third (41.92).
Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity