NEW YORK, NY - The Rutgers men’s indoor track and field team competed at the BIG EAST vs. Ivy League Challenge on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York City. Connecticut won the meet with 105 points, followed by Princeton in second with 96, while RU scored 93 points to finish third ahead of Penn in fourth (92), Cornell in fifth (89) and Seton Hall in sixth (76).
In the 60m dash, senior Marcel Coleman (Harrisburg, PA) ran 6.82, tying teammate Joe Porter’s (Franklin, NJ) school-record mark, which he set this season at the Fordham Invitational (Jan. 6). Porter finished in second in the 60m with a time of 6.86 and won the 200m dash in 21.51, as Coleman followed closely behind in third (21.72).
In the field events, senior All-American Sam Segond (East Stroudsburg, PA) won both the shot put and 35-pound weight. Segond recorded a toss of 17.75m in the shot and threw the weight 17.99 meters. Senior All-American Marquis Allen (Mays Landing, NJ) finished second in the long jump with a leap of 7.41 meters, while classmate Rowan Clarke (Teaneck, NJ) placed third in the triple jump (13.97m) and freshman Brian Duggan (Staten Island, NY) tied for third place in the pole vault, clearing a height of 4.65m.