Friday, April 1, 2011

Capecci's 5000 14:08 PR Highlights Day 1 at Colonial Relays

Keith Capecci made his 2011 outdoor debut tonight at William & Mary's Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, VA a great success by running a big PR over 5000 meters. Capecci finished 4th of 73 competitors (0.4 seconds out of 2nd overall) in running 14:08.77. The men's 5000 meters also provided a surprise as Villanova's Carl Mackenzie, primarily a 1000-1500-mile runner, competed and finished 26th overall, in 14:43.84 (which we assume is a PR since it looks to have been Mackenzie's 5000 collegiate debut). Also in the 5000, John Pickhaver established a new PR as well, finishing 34th overall in 14:50.02.

Other Friday night notes on the men's side include the following:

800 meters
10. Sam Ellison 1:52.01
27. Joseph Capecci 1:55.26

400 meter hurdles
2. Nicoy Hines 52.36
11. Stefan Goodridge 55.69

400 meters
14. Christopher Kearney 49.56

200 meters
3. Carlton Bowers 21.95

The men did not enter a competitor in the mile, the steeple, or the 10,000 meters. On tap for tomorrow are almost all the relays, the 3000 meters, and some short sprint finals.

For complete results, click the title of this post.

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