LHU thrives at Bucknell Bison Classic

Doug Spatafore
Sports Information

April 17, 2014

The Lock Haven University men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams wrapped up the two-day Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic on Sunday, April 13 with another strong day of competition.

Leading the way was mid-distance standout Jack Felt (Warminster, Pa./Council Rock North), who was sensational in the 800 meter run. He finished 18th out of 101 athletes with a two-second personal best time of 1:54.98 (#PSAC). As of press time, it ranks as the second-fastest time run this year in the PSAC.

Matt Guiod (Lincoln, Maine/Mattanawcook Academy) was also strong in the 800, just missing a new personal best with a solid time of 1:55.69 (35th overall).

Paul Stults (Glenolden, Pa./Interboro) was third overall and the top Division II finisher in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 46-06.25. It is the fourth best jump in the PSAC this season, as of press time.

Throwers Jake Heim (Sunbury, Pa./Shikellamy) and Brice Beals (Howard, Pa./Bald Eagle) both turned in solid outings.

Heim was ninth in the shot put a season-best throw of 48-3.25 (#PSAC), while Beals was fourth in the hammer throw with a personal-best mark of 171-5.5 (#PSAC). Beals was the top DII finisher in the hammer field.

The Lady Eagles also racked up a number of PSAC qualifying marks.

Wynnie Green (Palmerton, Pa./Palmerton) was eighth and the top Division II finisher in the women’s 400 meter dash. Her time of 57.70 was a PSAC qualifying mark.

Katie Kravitz (Wyoming, Pa./Dallas) and Erika Shawver (Lewistown, Pa./Mifflin County) both hit PSAC qualifying marks today. Kravitz was second in her heat of the 800 with a personal best time of 2:22.11. Shawver qualified for the PSAC meet in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:07.43.

Throwers Lindsay Hepburn (Williamsport, Pa./Loyalsock) and Elizabeth Tanner (Buhl, Pa./Buhl) and also stood out for The Haven women. Tanner hit a PSAC mark in the hammer (136-1, 16th), while Hepburn hit a pair of PSAC marks.

Hepburn was seventh in the hammer (147-5) and 14th in the shot put (37-5.75). She was the top DII finisher in the hammer.


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