NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Dartmouth men are in fifth place after one day of competition at the 2017 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Track & Field Championship.
Competing at Yale's Cuyler Field and Dwyer Track, the Big Green have 16 points through five scored events to sit fifth in the standings. Cornell (39) and Princeton (34) are atop the leader boards through Saturday's events.
- Senior Corey Muggler went out near the top in his final Heps, taking second and earning All-Ivy League honors in the long jump with a Dartmouth-record leap of 7.83m. The measurement came on his fourth attempt of the afternoon to earn eight points, half of his team's day-one total.
- A pair of Big Green throwers combined to score five points in the javelin as sophomore Ben Colello was fourth with a throw of 59.18m, while classmate Parker Whims was sixth with a 58.71m toss to his credit.
- Like the javelin, the hammer throw saw a pair of Dartmouth student-athletes pick up points. Junior Colin Minor was fifth and earned two points with a 61.84m toss, while senior Timothy Brennan was sixth with a 60.06m throw to add a point.
- Entering the final day and with half of the events completed, three Dartmouth men are in the scoring in the decathlon with senior Nico Robinson leading the way in first (3907). Sophomore Benjamin Ose is second (2656) and Colello is fourth (3561).
- Two Big Green runners will compete in Sunday's final of the 400m as Parker Johnson was the second-fastest qualifier, running a 53.63. Fellow sophomore Alec Eschholz was sixth in 54.18 and will move on as well. Both were second in their respective heats.
- Senior Alex Frye punched his ticket to Sunday's final in the 110m hurdles thanks to a 14.47 that earned fifth place.
- The 400m final will see Amos Cariati after his time of 48.23 was the sixth-fastest mark of the preliminaries.
Sunday will see the Big Green finish off the weekend with all of the final events as well as all the relay events.