Men's Track Announces Class of 2020

PHILADELPHIA – Penn Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Steve Dolan and his staff are set to welcome the addition of 17 student-athletes as part of the Quakers Class of 2020 for men’s track and field.

“We couldn’t be more excited about the addition of such a talented group of men,” said Dolan. “We have enjoyed getting to know this group throughout the recruiting process and can’t wait for their arrival on campus next fall. This is a special moment for our program and we're looking forward to helping these talented men chase their potential on and off the track.”

The incoming cohort hails from nine different states, the country of Jamaica, and includes five men from New Jersey, three from Texas, two from Ohio and one individual each from Delaware, New Hampshire, Indiana, Florida, California and Virginia.

The Penn men’s track and field Class of 2020 features:

ETHAN CHEN
Hometown: Camarillo, Calif.
High School: Camarillo
100m: 10.92

SEAN CLARKE
Hometown: Longwood, Fla.
High School: Lymna
Pole Vault: 16-3
Ranked No. 16 in the nation… Two- time Florida state champion.

COLIN DALY
Hometown: Oradell, N.J.
High School: River Dell
Mile: 4:10.14
1,000m: 2:27.50
All-American… Ranked No. 10 in the nation in the mile… Placed third in the mile at the New Balance Indoor National Championships…Two-time New Jersey State Meet of Champions runner-up in the 1600m.

WILLIAM DALY
Hometown: Oradell, N.J.
High School: River Dell
Mile: 4:10.19
1,000m: 2:27.60
All -American… No.11 in the country in the mile… Placed fourth at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in the mile… New Jersey State Champion in the 1,600m.

LOUIS DAVIS
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
High School: Wolmer’s School for Boys
200m: 21.40
400m: 48.59
A standout prep athlete in Jamaica.

KYLE NATHAN FISHER
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Strake Jesuit Prep
Pole Vault: 15-6

ISAIAH GAINES
Hometown: Findley, Ohio
High School: Findley
800m: 1:54.02

AARON GROFF
Hometown: Cherry Hill, N.J.
High School: Cherry Hill East
3200m: 9:16.09
5K: 14.43.10
All-American… Placed second at the New Balance Indoor National Championships in the 5K… Nike cross country national qualifier.

ANDREW HALLY
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Salesianum
1,600m: 4:14.84
2 Mile: 9:19.89
5K (XC): 15:32.60
1,600m Delaware state champion… Ranked amongst the top-30 in the country for the 3,200 meters.

KAMERON HYPOLITE
Hometown: Pearland, Texas
High School: Dawson
Long Jump: 23-5.5
One of the top long jumpers in the state of Texas.

XAVIER JACKSON
Hometown: McKinney, Texas
High School: McKinney
110 Hurdles: 14.22
300 Hurdles: 37.72
Currently ranked amongst the top 300 meter hurdlers in the country… One of the best dual hurdlers in the state of Texas (110m and 300m).

TITUS JEFFERIES
Hometown: Chantilly, Va.
High School: Chantilly
400m: 48.89
Virginia state championships finalist.

JOSEPH JORDAN
Hometown: Old Tappan, N.J.
High School: Old Tappan
110 Hurdles: 14.87
400 Hurdles: 54.42

EVAN LEE
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Park Tudor
800m: 1:55.85
High Jump: 6-6.25
A versatile athlete looking excel in the heptathlon and decathlon.

ANTHONY OKOLO
Hometown: Union, N.J.
High School: Union
55 Hurdles: 7.72
110 Hurdles: 14.90
400 Hurdles: 54.37

MITCHELL POYNTER
Hometown: Tipp City, Ohio
High School: Tippecanoe
5K (XC): 15:24.10
Mile: 4:14.46
Runner-up at the Ohio cross country state championships… Placed third in the 1,600m at the Ohio state championships.