PHILADELPHIA - The UConn men’s track and field team completed three days of competition at the Penn Relays on Saturday at historic Franklin Field.
UConn finished fourth in the collegiate 4x100 on Saturday win a time of 40.62 seconds. That relays was senior John Landis(Philadelphia, Pa.), junior Stephon Henry(New Britain, Conn.), freshman Stedman Cook (Ft. Washington, Md.) and junior Trenten Beram (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) in 40.49 seconds. On Friday, that relay finished tenth in the prelims in the 4x100 in 40.49 seconds.
UConn was eighth in the Championship of America final on Saturday in a time of 1:24.91. That team was Beram, Cook, Landis and sophomore Joshua Lockhart (Somerset, N.J.). On Friday, that relay was seventh in the prelims for the 4x200 in 1:25.35.
Also on Saturday, junior Seth Zuidema (Midland Park, N.J.) was fifth in the college javelin at 205 feet, three inches while freshman Cameron Thompson (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.) was second in the college hammer throw in 199 feet even.
UConn was strong in the triple jump as sophomore Malik Snead (Trenton, N.J.) was seventh in the championship level at 51 feet, 4.25 inches while freshman Nile Uzzell (Somerset, N.J.) was 20th in the college final at 45 feet, five inches and freshman Ivan Nyemeck was 26th at 44 feet, 9.5 inches.
On Friday, senior Matthew Graziano (Canton, Conn.) was 11th in the college discus in 165 feet, seven inches.
In the 110-meter hurdles, junior Stephon Henry (New Britain, Conn.) was tenth in the prelims in 14.23 seconds, just missing a spot in the finals by 0.6 seconds.
On Thursday night, in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, sophomore Kyle Barber (Fayetteville, N.Y.) finished 12th in a personal-best 9:06.58 as he won his heat. Senior Wyatt Million (Wrightstown, N.J.) was 25th in 9:20.68.
Junior Michael McGonnigle (New Fairfield, Conn.) was 57th in the 5,000-meters in a time of 14:48.30.
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UConn returns to action in two weeks when it travels to Houston for the American Athletic Conference championship.
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