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Champs Again! JHU Claims Sixth Straight Indoor CC Title

This is the sixth straight indoor title for the Blue Jays.
This is the sixth straight indoor title for the Blue Jays.
Feb. 25, 2018

Complete Results

 Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
The Basics
• Location: Collegeville, PA • Ursinus College
• Team Score: 1st of nine teams (215 points)
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins men's track and field team got one for the thumb last year, and now the Blue Jays will need to move onto their second hand as JHU captured its sixth consecutive Centennial Conference Indoor title on Saturday. Hopkins defeated runner-up Haverford by 66 points. The 215 points scored also set a new conference record for team points in the championship meet, besting the previous mark of 212 points which was held by Haverford. 

How it Happened
Charlie Guan won the 60-meter hurdles with a new school record time of 8.49 while Matthew Su came in second with a mark of 8.91 to add 18 points to the JHU total.
• Su captured first in the long jump with a distance of 6.91m.
• The Blue Jays captured first and second in the 60-meter dash as Alex Mollick finished first with a time of 7.09 while Ilan Rich finished second with a time of 7.14, which added 18 more points to Hopkins' score.
• Mollick also won the 200-meter dash, clocking in with a time of 22.92 while Eric Alimena finished behind him in second with a time of 23.18.
• In the mile, Scott Pourshalchi finished fourth with a time of 4:17.07, which is good for 37th in the nation, while Kevin Peters earned a seventh-place finish with a mark of 4:21.62.
• JHU won the 4x800 relay as the team of Brett Wolfinger, Vipul Bhat, Giacomo Taylor and Colton Takata finished the race in 7:59.21.
Grant Mosser won the Heptathlon with 4,484 total points while Matt Fischetti finished second with 4.179 total points.
• In the 400-meter dash, Zach Shelley clocked in with a time of 51.12 which was good for second overall.
Jack Armand (1:58.07) and Takata (1:58.21) finished third and fourth in the 800-meter run.

Up Next
• The Blue Jays return to action on March 2 for the ECAC Championships in New York in hopes of adding more NCAA qualifying times.

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