Men’s track returns to action at Wooster Invitational

Noah Scherf at the UIndy track meet

WOOSTER, Ohio – Earlham College men's track recorded a first-place finish in the 3000m run to highlight its day at the College of Wooster Invitational, held Saturday at the Scot Center.

First year Noah Scherf posted a time of 9:25.03 in the 3000m to win the event, nosing out the win by .23 seconds over the second-place finisher, Wooster's Jackson Feinknopf. First year Bineyam Tumbo was fourth with a time of 9:44.53.

Scherf also placed third in the mile run with a time of 4:40.79.

In the 800m run, Earlham went 2-3 with the times posted by Nate Papachristos (2:04.93) and Ian Shriner (2:05.97. Papachristos was just under a second off the winning time recorded by OWU's Ryan Lesmez.

Earlham posted a second-place finish win the distance medley relay, with the team of Tumbo, Michael Grady, Emanuel Faria, and Papachristos clocking a time of 11:06.63

The Quakers finished fourth in the team scored meet with 33 points. Ohio Wesleyan was first in the Wooster Invitational with 128 points, followed by Wooster (91 points) and Kenyon College (47 points).

Earlham men's track will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 2, when the team travels to Greencastle, Ind., to compete in the Tiger Small College Invitational.

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