Baltimore – UMBC track and field had a strong day at the Morgan State Legacy Meet and Princeton Invitational on Friday, as Alexios Prodanas set yet another school record in the hammer throw in Princeton.
Prodanas set a new school mark, breaking his previous best with a toss of 65.04m (213'4"). Other top finishers at Princeton included Nathan Nadal in the 3,000m steeplechase (26th, 9:34.12) and Urgy Eado in the 800m (48th, 1:54.14).
Abigale Slonski led the way for the women in Princeton with a seventh place finish in the javelin with a throw of 42.04m (137'11"). Sophia Cologer and Chelsea Vane also competed at Princeton in the 5,000m and 3,000m steeplechase. Cologer finished in 31st with a time of 17:34.23 while Vane took 28th in 11:05.44.
Ricca Graham took part in the hammer throw at Morgan State, finishing in 20th with a toss of 32.97m (108'2").
Day two of both the Morgan State Legacy Meet and Princeton Invitational begin at 10 a.m. in Saturday.