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The Shippensburg University men’s track & field team had a small delegation compete Friday night at the 2020 Kutztown Last Chance Qualifier held inside O’Pake Fieldhouse.

Among the highlights included three long jumpers surpassing the 22-foot mark. Sophomore EJ Dorwil (Philadelphia, Pa./George Washington) equaled his season best, finishing second on a top mark of 22 feet, 8 ½ inches (6.92 meters). Freshman Eric Kirk (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville Area) improved his season best with a fourth-place long jump of 22 feet, 4 ¼ inches (6.81 meters).

Junior Jacob Gieringer (Oley, Pa./Oley Valley) finished third in the shot put on a top mark of 45 feet, 5 inches. Freshman Kenny Rhyne (New Freedom, Pa./Susquehannock) nearly reached his season-best clearance in the high jump, finishing fourth after getting over the bar at 6 feet, 4 inches (1.93 meters).

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.

6. Cole Harris 4:38.82

3. Joshua Jackson 9:11.22
7. Joey Cintavey 9:49.73

High Jump
4. Kenny Rhyne 6′ 4″ (1.93m) (PSAC)
8. Isaiah Barnes 5′ 7″ (1.70m)
Nate Reed 5′ 7″ (1.70m)

Long Jump
2. EJ Dorwil 22′ 8 ½” (6.92m) (PSAC)
3. Nate Reed 22′ 6 ½” (6.87m) (PSAC)
4. Eric Kirk 22′ 4 ¼” (6.81m) (PSAC)
6. Shamar Jenkins 21′ 6 ¼” (6.56m) (PSAC)
8. Isaiah Barnes 20′ 10″ (6.35m)
Adam Warehime 20′ 1 ¾” (6.14m)

Pole Vault (results not available at time of article’s publication)
Nate Reed
Isaiah Barnes

Shot Put
3. Jacob Gieringer 45′ 5″ (13.84m) (PSAC)

Weight Throw
Jacob Gieringer 41′ 8 ¾” (12.72m)

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