29 April, 2017
Paul Swangard hosts coverage of the Penn Relays, joined by analyst Craig Masback and reporter Carolyn Manno at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Penn. So too was Procaccio, who fretted a bit, knowing that Buttner's best event is the 800, while Cranny had run a sub-4:12 mile this year, and a sub-4:10 last spring.
NBCSN presents live coverage of "USA vs. the World" at the Penn Relays today, Friday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. ET and Saturday, April 29, at 12:30 p.m. ET, plus live coverage of the Drake Relays Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. Last year's race saw a photo-finish, with 88 year-old Ed Cox edging out 80 year-old Donald Erickson by just fifteen-hundredths of a second with a winning time of 17.85. "When you come in and they're all bunched and you're tripping over each other, that kind of messes up your 400 legs, you're not going to get the best out of them so for McKenna's sake she needed to have daylight". The women's 400-meter relay team of Alaysha Johnson, Deajah Stevens, Makenzie Dunmore and Ariana Washington ran a meet-record time of 42.35, and the sprint medley relay team of Dunmore, Stevens, Hannah Waller and Raevyn Rogers set another mark (3:39.05). Their time ranks ninth on Auburn's all-time performance list.
Dannielle Gibson captured the first Penn Relays title by a Penn State women in program history Friday afternoon.
"A little bit, it's unfortunate, but I think we kill it no matter what", said Olivia Stanek. I felt good about the heat I was in.
Penn track freshman and athlete Elena Brown-Soler will make her first appearance at Penn Relays this week.
"It's really exciting, because we don't go to a lot of huge races like this", Drobac said. "It's nice to know that (Goldstein) will continue in the Ivy League as well, because I will get to keep racing against her and one day to beat her, hopefully". Judging from his power, his efficient stride and skill running the turns, Page may have more time to drop - and soon.More news: Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season
"It was there and I was really close when I was hitting my positions", she said. Coming off the first turn of the second lap, White took over the lead and split 1:46.24 over the two-lap frame before handing off to All-American Darren Fahy (Carlsbad, Calif./La Costa Canyon) for the final 1,600 meters of the race. Campus Park and Ride is open 24 hours a day and runs shuttles every five minutes in the morning with an on-call system for pickups.
Helmer said he understands how important this weekend will be for the team.
"We definitely wanted this DMR", Procaccio said. The Penn Relays will be a good experience.
The performance gave OR the collegiate record for a few minutes, until Texas A&M turned a time of 3:39.04 at the SEC Relays in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
"These same four guys are going to try and break the school record in the 4 x 1,600 at the Randolph Relays Saturday", Jeff Capone said.