Men's track takes 11th at the CTC Championship

Men's track takes 11th at the CTC Championship

LAKEWOOD, N.J. – The Philadelphia University men's track team finished 11th in the two-day Collegiate Track Championship (CTC) hosted by Georgian Court University on Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

The Rams posted a team score of 30 in the event that was made up of track and field events. NJIT took the team title with a score of 126.

Senior Tyler Dye (Hanover, Pa./Delone Catholic) and junior Zac Garman (Monroe, Mich./Monroe) got Philadelphia on the board with solid finishes in Friday's 10,000-meter run. Dye earned a silver-medal finish with a time of 33 minutes, 44.63 seconds. Garman scored points with an eighth-place time of 35:57.66.

On Saturday, Dye followed up his 10,000-meter performance with a fourth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:49.20. Sophomore Tim Malloy (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield) came in sixth after crossing the finish line in 15:57.42.

Sophomore Eric Lacy (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield) was the bronze medalist in the 1,500-meter run as he posted a third-place time of 4:05.82. Freshman James McShane (Philadelphia, Pa./Roman Catholic) also finished in a scoring position with an eighth-place time of 4:12.71.

The Rams' 4x800-meter relay team took the bronze medal as they crossed the finish line in 8:14.20. Junior Didier Barjon (Tampa, Fla./HB Plant), Malloy, McShane, and Lacy ran the race for Philadelphia.

Philadelphia heads to Franklin Field to take part in the CTC 4X400-meter relay race at the Penn Relays on Friday, April 26.