PISCATAWAY, N.J. (April 22, 2012) – The Rutgers men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Larry Ellis Invitational, hosted by Princeton University on Saturday, April 21.
On the men’s side, Aaron Younger (Franklinville, N.J.) was fifth in the 400-meter hurdles, clocking a time of 53.00. D’Andre Jordan (Brooklyn, N.Y.) placed 10th in the 400-meter dash, with a time of 48.22. Ben Forrest (Jackson, N.J.) also took 10th in the 800-meter, running a time of 1:53.79. Christopher DeFabio (Millington, N.J.) and Steve Burkholder (Marlton, N.J.) ran the 1,500-meter, posting times of 3:57.27 and 3:57.34 to finish 13th and 15th, respectively.
For the women’s team, Gabrielle Farquharson (Williamstown, N.J.) was sixth in the 200-meter dash, running a time of 24.77. Victoria Pontecorvo (Staten Island, N.Y.) finished 12th in the 1,500-meter with a time of 4:42.33. Victoria Clark (Camden, N.J.) competed in the 400-meter hurdles, clocking a time of 1:02.50 to finish 14th.
Rutgers will return to action on Friday, April 27, at the Penn Relays.
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