PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (April 26, 2013) -- Rutgers senior James Plummer (South Toms River, N.J.) captured his third straight Penn Relay discus title on the second day of action at the 119th running of the Penn Relays.
Plummer, who currently holds the fifth best discus mark in the country from earlier this season, reached a distance of 59.23m on Friday, going nearly a full meter ahead of Rodney Brown of LSU to capture the championship. It is the first time in Rutgers school history a Scarlet Knight has won a trio of titles at the Penn Relays.
Also highlighting Penn Relay action was the RU men’s 4x200 team advancing to the IC4A finals on Saturday with their opening performance in the heats. The team of sophomore Kadeem Douse (Ewing, N.J.), sophomore D’Andre Jordan (Brooklyn, N.Y.), freshman Rajee Dunbar (Arlington, Va.) and redshirt sophomore Corey Crawford (Oakland, N.J.) ran their way to a time of 1:26.32.
The Rutgers men’s track & field team returns to action on Saturday in the final day of action at the Penn Relays. Follow Saturday’s action at PennRelaysOnline.com.
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