Collegeville, Pa. – The Catholic University of America men's track & field team opened the 2018 portion of its indoor schedule in strong fashion at the Ursinus Collegeville Classic. The Cardinals placed seventh overall in a field of 24 teams.
Senior sprinter Brian Seward showed his speed as he finished fourth overall in the 200-meter dash as he crossed the finish line in 23.53 seconds. He also added a top-10 performance in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.27 seconds which was good for seventh place.
Junior Derek Chapey cracked the top-10 in the 400 with a time of 54.15 seconds.
Sophomores Cosmo Pirozzi and Joseph LaPointe finished fifth and seventh, respectively, in the 800. Pirozzi crossed in 2:02.15 with LaPointe less than a second behind him. The duo also went six-seven in the mile, again less than second apart from one another. Pirozzi finished at 4:39.80 with LaPointe at 4:40.12.
Rookie hurdler Mike Dreitlein finished fourth overall in the 60 as he crossed the finish line in 9.12 seconds.
Next up, the Cardinals will compete at the Widener Field Meet next Friday and the George Mason Patriot Games on Saturday.
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