Prodanas Breaks Another School Record, Retrievers Kick Off Weekend at Morgan State Legacy Meet and Princeton Invitational

Prodanas Breaks Another School Record, Retrievers Kick Off Weekend at Morgan State Legacy Meet and Princeton Invitational

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).

At Morgan State, Michael Parkent and Russell Bowman competed in the hammer throw, taking fifth and seventh. Parkent finished with a toss of 46.63m (153') and Bowman as 43.79m (143'8").

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.