April 8, 2011
DURHAM, NC - The Johns Hopkins men's track & field team completed day one of the Duke Invitational in Durham, NC on Friday in a field primarily featuring Division I and II opponents. There is no team scoring in the event.
Junior Andrew Yen turned in the top finish of the day for the Blue Jays, placing 13th in the 10,000 meters with a time of 33:21.75.
Senior Brandon Hahn placed 45th in the main heat of the 1500 meters with a time of 4:07.30, while freshman Julian Saliani (14th/4:09.97) and sophomore James Frick (17th/4:13.77) competed in the developmental heat of the 1500.
Senior Steve Tobochnik finished 26th in Section 'C' of the 5000 meters with a time of 16:16.40.
Juniors John Bartolotta and Ross Bittman each competed in both the 100 and 200 meter developmental dash on Friday. Bartolotta placed third in the 100 meters at 11.31 and 15th in the 200 with a time of 23.16, while Bittman took 6th in the 100 at 11.55 and 16th in the 200 with a mark of 23.45.
Hopkins will conclude the Duke Invitational on Saturday, April 9.