Philadelphia Junior Courtney Jaworski (University Place, Wash.) earned two first-team All-Ivy League honors as the University of Pennsylvania men’s indoor track and field team placed seven student-athletes on the Ancient Eight list. The selections are based on the top performances at the 2005 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships held on Feb. 26-27 in Cambridge, Mass.
Jaworski earned first-team accolades in the 800m by successful defending his title and setting a new Heptagonal record in the event. Jaworski clocked a winning time of 1:50.29 to eclipse the 15-year-old record of 1:50.36 set by Princeton’s Keefe Clemons in 1988. The Co-Athlete of the Meet, became only the fourth student-athlete since 1978 to win consecutive 800m titles.
Jaworski was also a member of the Penn two-mile relay team, consisting of junior Scott Sebens (Oak Harbor, Wash.), freshman John Guzman (Bridgewater, N.J.) and freshman Tim Kaijala (Muskegon, Mich.), that won the event with a time of 7:36.73. Sebens, Guzman and Kaijala each earned first-team All-Ivy honors in the victory.
For his efforts over the weekend, Jaworski named thePenn Student Athlete of the Week and the ECAC Track Co-Athlete of the Week along with Cornell's Saidu Ezike.
Also earning first-team All-Ivy nods were senior Nolan Tully (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.), who captured the 3,000m run, and freshman Mike Hall (Avondale, Pa.), who won the heptathlon title.
Freshman Kyle Calvo (Somerville, N.J.) earned second-team honors in two events after placing second in both the long jump and the heptathlon.
Several members of the Quakers will compete at the IC4A Indoor Championships on March 5-6 in Boston, Mass.
-Written by Kelly McCarthy, athletic communications assistant