UMBC Track and Field Heads to Bison Outdoor Classic/Towson Invitational This Weekend

UMBC Track and Field Heads to Bison Outdoor Classic/Towson Invitational This Weekend

Bison Outdoor Classic Info | Towson Invitational Info 

Baltimore, Md.—UMBC track and field will split this weekend, with several athletes heading to the Bison Outdoor Classic and other to the Towson Invitational. The Retrievers are starting to gear up as they head toward the America East Championships in May.

Bison Outdoor Classic Info:

What: Bison Outdoor Classic, hosted by Bucknell University

Where: Christy Mathewson-Memorial Staduium – Lewisburg, Pa.

When: Friday and Saturday, April 14-15 – Both days at 10 a.m.

Social Media: @umbcxctf, @UMBCAthletics, #AETF, #GritAndGlory


Towson Invitational Info:

What: Towson Invitational

Where: Johnny Unitas Stadium – Towson, Md.

When: Saturday, April 15 – 10 a.m.

Social Media: @umbcxctf, @UMBCAthletics, #AETF, #GritAndGlory

Last Time Out (George Mason Spring Invitational):

Andrew Daniels and Marcus Foster led the way in the 400m hurdles with eighth and tenth place finishes in times of 54.80 and 55.10. Daniels and Foster then teamed up with Erick Soetje and James Oakley III to finish second in the 4x400m relay in a time of 3:17.64.

In distance, Nathan Nadal and Matthew Kane had top ten finishes on Saturday. Nadal took eighth in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:53.06, while Kane placed sixth in the 5,000m run with a time of 14:54.68.

A slew of field performers finished in the top ten of their respected events, led by Thomas Johnson. Johnson took second in the triple jump (14.56m, 47'9.25") and sixth in the long jump (6.80m, 22'3.75"). Christian Kallenberg and Jacob Netschke each finished second in the javelin and high jump respectively. Kallenberg had a toss of 58.59m (192'3") while Netschke had a jump of 2.02m (6'7.5").

The women were led by the sprinters, as Amani Wallace had a pair of top ten finishes. She took seventh in the 200m dash with a time of 25.04 and ninth in the 400m dash with a time of 57.29. Funmi Daramola took eighth in the 400m dash with a time of 57.20.

Other top finishers included Tori Johnson in the 400m hurdles (ninth, 1:04.34), Madeleine Entwistle and Yinka Alabi in the 100m dash (seventh and ninth, 14.64 and 14.75 respectively), and Hannah Aris in the 3,000m steeplechase (eighth, 12:51.29).

Up Next:

UMBC track and field will return to action next Friday and Saturday at both the Morgan State Legacy Meet and Princeton Invitational.