Millrose Games Results
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - Sophomore Maalik Reynolds highlighted the University of Pennsylvania men's indoor track and field team's trip to the Armory Saturday. In the final tune-up for the Heptagonal Championships, Reynolds broke his own school record in the high jump and was the highest collegiate finisher at the Millrose Games as Penn finished fifth as a team.
At the Millrose Collegiate Invitational, Penn finished fifth with 53 points. Maryland won the meet with 86, while Manhattan (78) and Columbia (76) rounded out the top three.
Reynolds competed in the prestigious Millrose Games. Against many of the top jumpers in the nation, including a world champion, the Penn sophomore finished third. Earlier this year, he had matched his school record of 2.21 meters (7 feet, 3 inches). On Saturday, he surpassed that mark when he cleanly passed the bar at 7 feet, 3.75 inches. Jesse Williams won the event at 7-7.25 ft.
The Quakers had a season-best IC4A qualifying time in the 4x400-meter relay. The foursome of Tom Timmins, Brian Rosenthal, Michael Brown and Brian Fulton combined for a second-place finish of 3:19.10.
Freshman Thomas Tallerico was third in the 800 meters with a collegiate-best and IC4A mark of 1:54.89. Fulton finished fifth in the 500 meters at 1:05.43 and Colin Donnelly was fourth in the 200 meters at 22.42.
Two Quakers scored in the 1,000 meters. Senior Michael Cunningham was fourth with a time of 2:29.76 and junior John Foye was seventh at 2:33.12.
Sophomore Jake Brenza was fourth in the shot put with a toss of 15.73 meters (51-07.25 ft.). Marcus LaRoche also scored in the event. He was eighth at 12.88 meters (42-03.25 ft.).
Senior Efayomi Carr was third in the triple jump and Nick Straughn was seventh for the Quakers. Carr earned six points for the Quakers when his final jump landed 14.10 meters (46-03.25 ft.). Straughn garnered two more points with a leap of 13.35 meters (43-09.75 ft.). Carr was also eighth in the long jump.
Other scorers included freshman Connor Jaramillo in the mile at 4:16.73, Brent Jules in the 60 meters at 7.14 and Everett Hateley was third in the pole vault at 4.25 meters (13-11.25 ft.).
Next up, the Quakers have one weekend off to prepare for the 2012 Indoor Heptagonal Championships in Ithaca, N.Y., Feb. 25-26.