The Denison men's track and field team won two events on their way to a third-place finish at the Carnegie Mellon 5 Team Invitational held in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Senior Bryan Fowler and freshman David Carter earned the Big Red's first two wins of the outdoor season. Fowler won the javelin with a personal-record mark of 169'10". That performance was a 10'7" improvement from his previous PR.
Carter won the triple jump and took second in the long jump at Carnegie Mellon. The freshman won the triple jump with a combined leap of 44'7.50", while his mark of 21'5.25" resulted in a runner-up finish. Sophomore Church Humphreys also finished third in the triple jump at 40'11.75".
Senior Quenton Richards logged two top-4 performance on Saturday. Richards was third in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.53. He also took third fourth in the 200 after checking in at 23.81. Freshman Isaac Reed took fifth in the 110 high hurdles with a time of 17.35, while senior Ian Mulmat turned in a time of 56.29 in the 400-meter dash which landed him in sixth place.
The 4x100 relay team of Carter, Michael Bonebrake, Lucas Romick and Richards took second with a time of 44.59. The Big Red closed out the meet with a fourth-place showing in the 4x400 relay. The grouping of Mitch Keller, Zach Munn, Niall Clancey and Bonebrake turned in a time of 3:33.14.
The host Tartans won the event with 311 points, while Waynesburg took second with 107 tallies. Denison was third with 71 points, followed by Allegheny (43) and Franciscan (21).
Denison returns to action next weekend (April 1-2) at the VertKlasse Meeting held at High Point University in High Point, N.C.