Devil Men Capture Dickinson T&F Invitational

(Carlisle, Pa.) - The Dickinson College men's indoor track & field team won the 2009 Dickinson Invitational on Saturday. The Red Devil women finished second behind Messiah College. The Dickinson men posted 167 points on the day while York College placed second with 121.5. Messiah scored 154 points to win the women's title with the Devils recording 140.


Sophomore Sean Denson (Clementon, N.J./Moorestown Friends) captured two events, winning the 400 meters in 50.98 and joining the 4x200 relay for a time of 1:36.05.


Senior Dwight Dunston (Philadelphia, Pa./Friends Central) also ran with the 4x200 relay. He placed second in the 55 meters (6.71) and was third in the 400 meters with a time of 53.00. Classmate Nate Yancheff (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) earned a win with the 4x400 relay (3:38.54) and ran to a second place finish in the 800 meters, crossing in 2:01.51.


Senior Dane Lonsdale (Westport, Conn./Staples) and first-yearChris Horam (Baltimore, Md./Episcopal) rounded out the 4x200 relay while first-year Ray Irizarry (Fort Stewart, Ga./Archbishop Carroll) and junior Rob Jansen (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) ran the other two legs of the 4x400.


Senior Nick Karwoski (Hollis, N.H./Groton) turned in a strong finish to lead the Devils to a sweep in the 3000 meters. ClassmateGreg Smart (Langhorne, Pa./The Lawrenceville School) cleared a height of 1.93 meters to win the high jump.


The Red Devils return to competition on January 29th, traveling to the Bucknell Bison Open.


Complete Results


Men's Team Standings
1. Dickinson College- 167
2. York College- 121.5
3. Messiah College- 93
4. Gettysburg College- 41
5. Goucher College- 37
6. Shippensburg University- 19
7. McDaniel College- 15


Women's Team Standings
1. Messiah College- 154
2. Dickinson College- 140
3. York College- 93
4. Gettysburg College- 78.5
5. Shippensburg University- 26.5
6. Goucher College- 26
7. King's College- 19
8. McDaniel College- 10


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