Men's track places sixth at HCAC Outdoor meet

Earlham men in 2018 HCAC Outdoor T&F Championship 800m final

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Earlham College men's track and field took a 1-2-3 sweep out of the 800m to highlight day two results for the Quakers at the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Nate Papachristos won the 800m with a time of 1:56.68, followed by Ian Shriner (1:59.71) and Emanuel Faria (1:59.80). All three times were new personal best marks. Michael Grady finished eighth in the 800m with a time of 2:02.36, to round out the list of Quaker entries in the 800m final.

Papachristos also posted a third-place finish in the 1500m, crossing the finish line in 4:06.49.

In other Saturday results for the Quakers at the 2018 HCAC meet:

  • Noah Scherf placed eighth in the 5000m run with a time of 15:46.47.
  • Brad Bliss was eighth in the 110m hurdles, crossing the finish line in 20.36.
  • In the relay events, Earlham placed fourth in the 4 x 400m relay (3:27.18) and seventh in the 4 x 100m relay (46.17).

The Quakers placed sixth out of 10 teams in the HCAC Championship with 46 points – Earlham's best finish at the HCAC outdoor meet since 2012. Rose-Hulman won the championship with 269.5 points, followed by Anderson (115 points) and Hanover (105 points).

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