UPLAND, Ind. – Another strong performance from freshman sprinter Caleb Anthony highlighted the day for the TU men's track and field team at the Trojan Invitational on Saturday.
One week after setting the Taylor record in the 60-meter hurdles with a mark of 8.09, Anthony claimed a dominant victory in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.13.
Junior Joseph Beamish posted a career-best time of 4:24.03 to claim a victory in the mile, edging out teammate Benjamin Byrd who notched a time of 4:24.43. Senior Tanner Dye made it a Taylor trifecta, taking third place with a time of 4:25.10.
Freshman Jonathan DeHaan claimed a second place finish in the pole vault, reaching a mark of 4.57 meters, just .03 meters shy of his season's best performance.
Senior Harry Dantona also turned in a solid performance with a third place finish in the weight throw with mark of 15.67 meters and added a season-best toss of 13.53 meters en route to an eighth place finish in the shot put.
Freshman distance runner Hunter Smith added a third place finish in the 3,000-meter run with a mark of 9:09.79 while junior Stephen Cho followed closely behind with an eighth place finish and a time of 9:34.54.
Other notable performances for Taylor included freshman Nathan Fill taking fourth in the 600-meters with a time of 1:25.34 while Shelton added a fourth place finish in the 800-meters at 2:01.31. Sophomore Seth Harden ran to a fourth place finish in the 1,000-meters with a time of 2:41.62 with junior Wes Noyes taking eighth in the same race with a mark of 2:47.74.
The Trojans return to action on Friday in the first day of the Crossroads League Invitational held at Indiana Wesleyan next weekend.