ITHACA, N.Y.Penn men’s track and field notched a fifth-place finish with 44 points in the Indoor Heptagonals Championships hosted by Cornell this weekend.
Cornell won the meet by a considerable margin with 205 points.
Tim Kaijala notched the Quakers’ lone individual win of the weekend, finishing first in the 1000 meter run and qualifying for IC4As with a time of 2:24.57.
Kaijala also anchored the 4x800 meter relay squad that finished in first with an IC4A-qualifying time of 7:37.12. John Guzman ran the lead-off leg, while Kevin Kiley ran second and Bryan Scotland ran the third leg.
Scotland also qualified for IC4As in the 800 meters, clocking in at 1:52.77 for third place.
Penn came in second in the 4x400 meter relay and qualified for IC4As with a time of 3:17.68. Kevin Benjamin led off the squad with Andrew Anderson running second, Willie Harris third and Sam Shepherd anchoring.
Anderson also ran a 49.42 in the 400 meters, finishing fifth.
Mike Hall was Penn’s best finisher in the Heptathlon, coming in at fourth place with a final score of 5144, good for IC4As.
Hall finished third in the Heptathlon 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.45, fourth in the Heptathlon shot put, fifth in the Heptathlon pole vault and fifth in the Heptathlon high jump.
Kyle Calvo finished in sixth place with a score of 5081, also good for IC4As.
Calvo finished second in the Heptathlon 60 meter dash at 7.17, second in the Heptathlon pole vault with a height of 4.50 meters, third in the Heptathlon long jump and fifth in the Heptathlon 60 meter hurdles.
Max Westman finished fifth in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.26, and also finished seventh in the Heptathlon with an IC4A-qualifying final score of 5077.
Westman finished first in the Heptathlon 60 meter hurdles at 8.20 and third in the Heptathlon 60 meter dash at 7.23.
Men's track and field will next be in action at the IC4A championships in Boston, Mass. March 8-9.