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Harvard Open Marks Start of Men's Indoor Track & Field Season

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By Doug Austin
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Seven individuals claimed first in their respective events Saturday as the Dartmouth’s track & field team began the 2013-14 indoor season.

The Big Green kicked off the indoor campaign at the Harvard Open held at the Gordon Track & Tennis Center against teams from Holy Cross, Saint Rose, the host Crimson and others.

John Abraham was the top runner in both the preliminaries and the finals of the 60m, posting identical 7.12 times in each race.

Edward Wagner took home the crown in the 200m, crossing in 22.88, while Abraham was fourth overall and the second collegiate finisher, running a 23.13.

The 4x400-meter relay team also claimed first, doing so in 3:28.36 and besting the second-place team by more than 10 seconds.

Alex Frye was the top individual in the high jump, posting a 6-6-.75/2.0m to best teammates Nico Robinson and Jeremy Birck who were tied for second (6-2.75/1.90m).

Josh Cyphers won the pole vault, clearing 15-5.0/4.70m, while Corey Muggler was tops in the long jump with a distance of 21-3.25/6.48m. Muggler would also take the top spot in the triple jump with a mark of 44-9.75/13.66m.

In the throws, Jonathan Beering was the top individual in the shot put (48-7.50/14.82m) and Tim Brennan claimed the win in the weight throw (50-6.0/15.39m) as the Big Green were strong in field events all day.

Dartmouth will be back in action next week at the Carisella Invitational inside the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.