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The Shippensburg University men’s indoor track & field team got strong performances from several athletes Friday night as a split squad competed at the Bucknell Tune-Up.

Sophomore Brooks Bear (Mount Joy, Pa./Donegal) landed yet another weight throw PR this season, with his Friday effort being his first-ever NCAA provisional qualifier. Bear threw the weight 58 feet, 1 ¾ inches (17.72 meters), finishing second, to make him one of four men in the conference to surpass the 58-foot mark this season.

Sophomore Pat Maloney (Eagleville, Pa./Methacton) paced the Raiders in the shot, finishing third on a put of 49 feet, 0 ¼ inches. Maloney also had a weight throw season best of 53 feet, 1 inch.

Senior Conner Oldt (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport (Manhattan)) ran a new PR in the 60-meter hurdles, finishing third on a top time of 8.39 seconds. Oldt improved his PR by .03 seconds and should be seeded as one of the Top 8 in the league at next week’s conference championships.

Sophomore Josh Booth (McConnellsburg, Pa./McConnellsburg) picked a conference qualifier in the 200 meters, running fifth in 23.03 seconds, and completed the 400-meter dash in 51.33 seconds.

What’s Next

The 2020 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held next Saturday and Sunday, February 29 – March 1, at Edinboro University.

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Records and Times

60
5. Ryan Fegley 7.24 (7.26q)

200 
5. Josh Booth 23.03 (PSAC)
6. Conner Oldt 23.06 (PSAC)
8. Ryan Fegley 23.27

400
Josh Booth 51.33 (PSAC)

800
Chase Carpenter 2:02.66

60 Hurdles
3. Conner Oldt 8.39 (8.60q) (PSAC)

Shot
3. Pat Maloney 49′ 0 ¼” (14.94m) (PSAC)
6. Cam Strohe 48′ 7 ½” (14.82m) (PSAC)
8. Josh Herbster 46′ 5 ¼” (14.15m) (PSAC)
Brooks Bear 44′ 6 ¾” (13.58m) (PSAC)

Weight
2. Brooks Bear 58′ 1 ¾” (17.72m) (NCAA ‘P’)
8. Pat Maloney 53′ 1″ (16.18m) (PSAC)
Cam Strohe 51′ 3 ½” (15.63m) (PSAC)
Josh Herbster 48′ 2 ¾” (14.70m) (PSAC)

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