CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia University men's outdoor track team opened its season Friday night, competing in the 5,000-meter run and the 10,000-meter run at the Danny Curran Invitational at Widener University.
Senior Curran Kneebone (Saylorsburg, Pa./Pleasant Valley) paced the Philadelphia effort in the 10,000 as he posted a runner-up finish in the 23-runner event with a time of 32 minutes, 10.54 seconds.
Senior Zac Garman (Monroe, Mich./Monroe) came in 14th with a time of 34:38.95 and senior Franklin Overstreet (Magnolia, N.J./Sterling) had the 22nd-place time of 37:17.40.
In the 5,000, junior Tim Malloy (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield) was the Rams' top runner as he crossed the finish line in 15:21.47 to come in 15th.
Junior Kurt Palumbo (Philadelphia, Pa./Pennridge) and junior Mike Duvally (Glen Cove, N.Y./Chaminade) were separated by just 1.28 seconds in the race for 51st. Palumbo took 51st with a time of 16:57.35, while Duvally settled for the 52nd-place time of 16:58.63. Junior Kip Kirui (Rift Valley, Kenya/Kilgoris) finished the race in 59th with a time of 17:42.08.
The Rams return to Widener to take part in the second day of the Danny Curran Invitational on Saturday, March 29 starting at 11:50 a.m.