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Hopkins Runs at William & Mary

Schaffer Ochstein now ranks among the top Division III 10K runners in the nation.
April 3, 2016

WILLIAMSBURG, VA- The Johns Hopkins men’s outdoor track & field team competed at the Colonial Invite, hosted by William & Mary, on Friday & Saturday, April 1 and 2.

The Blue Jays finished near the middle of the 44-team field, which consisted of mostly Division I teams. Shippensburg took home the team title with 80.75 points, edging out Rutgers (76).

The highlight for JHU was Schaffer Ochstein’s 10k run, which he finished in 30:49.23.Ochstein’s time ranks among the top Division III 10k finishes so far this season.

Devin Conley and Matt Fischetti both notched personal bests in the 110m hurdles, finishing in 16.61 and 16.75 seconds, respectively. Grant Mosser was the top Hopkins runner in the event, crossing in the finish line in 16.18.

The 4x200 relay team of Jesse Poore, Mosser, Ray Isales and Alexander Mollick won their heat in 1:30.58. The foursome finished in sixth overall and was the top Division III finisher.

Four Hopkins men finished within four seconds of each other in the 1500m run. Scott Pourshalci was the first Blue Jay to cross the finish line, doing so in 4:01.59. The freshman was closely followed by teammates Tom Pavarini (4:02.21), Charles Thornton (4:04.26) and Kevin Peters (4:05.93).



The Jays will be back in action next weekend at the Mason Spring Invitational, hosted by George Mason in Fairfax, VA.