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Hounds Post 12 PRs & Jaindl Sets Record in Mile During Fastrack National Invitational

Junior Peter Gingrich races during the Moravian indoor Meet at Lehigh University's Rauch Field House.
Junior Peter Gingrich races during the Moravian indoor Meet at Lehigh University's Rauch Field House.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. --- The Moravian College men's indoor track & field squad posted 12 personal best performances and a school record during the non-scoring Fastrack National Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Park & Athletic Complex in Staten Island, New York Friday.

Senior Greg Jaindl broke the school record in the mile to lead the men as he finished as the runner-up in the Invite mile with a time of 4:16.70. Junior Peter Gingrich posted a PR in the Invite 800-meter run as he placed 11th in 1:56.96.

The Hounds had three PRs in the College 200-meter dash with sophomore Taylor Porter McPherson running a time of 23.25 seconds, senior Evan Lutz clocking in at 23.61 seconds and senior Nicholas Cephas finishing in 24.20 seconds. Moravian added three more PRs in the College 400-meter dash with junior Sean McFarland taking 12th in 51.22 seconds, and Porter McPherson running a PR of 51.49 seconds and Lutz posting a career-best 51.80 seconds.

The Greyhounds' 4x400-meter relay squad of Jaindl, Gingrich, McFarland and Porter McPherson posted a ninth-place time of 3:28.76, the sixth fastest time in school history.

Cephas was the runner-up in the College 60-meter hurdles in a PR of 8.87 seconds while freshman Ethan Cherubin was 11th in the race in 9.64 seconds. Sophomore Brad Clemson posted a PR time of 2:02.05 in the College 800-meter run. Freshman Darlyn Fermin was eighth in the 3,000-meter run with a PR time of 8:50.02 while sophomore Shane Houghton was 14th in the race with a PR of 8:54.05.

Junior Shane Mastro placed 13th in the College shot put with a toss of 13.84 meters (45-5).

The Greyhounds are scheduled to have their final tune-up before the 2020 Landmark Conference Championships on Friday, February 21 when the squad heads to the Kutztown University Last Chance Meet.