Moravian Men Start 2019-20 with Nine Top 10 Finishes at Lehigh Fast Times Before Finals

Shane Mastro warms up for the shot put during the Moravian Indoor Meet at Rauch Fieldhouse in January 2019.
Shane Mastro warms up for the shot put during the Moravian Indoor Meet at Rauch Fieldhouse in January 2019.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. --- The Moravian College men's indoor track & field team opened the 2019-20 campaign at the non-scoring Fast Times Before Finals meet hosted by Lehigh University at Rauch Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Sophomore Taylor Porter McPherson had the top finish on the track for the Greyhounds with a fifth place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.28 seconds. Freshman Ethan Cherubin finished eighth in the preliminaries of the 60-meter hurdles in 9.09 seconds while Porter McPherson was ninth in the preliminary races of the 60-meter dash. Senior Evan Lutz took tenth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.38 seconds.

In the relay races, the Greyhounds 4x800 A relay team of senior Devon Fogel, junior Peter Gingrich and freshmen Liam Duffy and Bryce Feddeman took second in a time of 8:14.14 while the B team of senior Justin Beasley-Turner, sophomore Michael Lerch and freshmen Elias Aviles and Darlyn Fermin finished third in 8:24.46. Moravian's 4x400-meter relay squad of Beasley-Turner, Fermin, Duffy and sophomore Brad Clemson finished third in 3:38.35.

Senior Ryan Harper finished fifth in the weight throw with a distance of 15.19 meters (49-10) while freshman Dan Jenkins took tenth with a toss of 13.25 meters (43-5.75). Junior Shane Mastro was seventh in the shot put with a toss of 14.27 meters (46-10).

Sophomore Max Schuman took eighth in the long jump with a leap of 6.11 meters (20-0.5) while freshman Sherwin Stewart finished ninth in the triple jump with a leap of 12.76 meters (41-10.5).  

Moravian is are not slated to return to action until Saturday, January 18 when the Greyhounds host the Moravian Indoor Meet at Lehigh's Rauch Fieldhouse.