Men’s Track and Field hosts Bison Outdoor Classic


Noor Kaur, Staff Writer

Bucknell Men’s Track and Field hosted the Bison Outdoor Classic this past weekend. 

Samuel Whittaker ’23 competed in the 1500 meter race, earning seventh place with a 3:45.48 time and putting him fifth in program history. 

Franco Perinotti ’23 placed sixth in the pole vault event (15-7), a tenth place height in school history. 

In the 10,000 meter race, Domenic Campagna ’23 earned fourth place with a 31:05.89 tine, less than a second behind the first place runner. 

In the discus event, Braden Stryker ’25 earned seventh with a 157-0 feet mark. 

Miguel Negrete ’24 placed 11th in the decathlon (5012 points). 

Robert Feeney ’23 earned silver in the hammer throw with a 189-8 feet mark, putting him at sixth in Bucknell history. 

In the 400 meter race, Ethan Wolford-Tuffy ’24 ran in 48.15, placing seventh. 

Tristan An ’25 took sixth (6-6) in the high jump. 

Two groups competed in the 4×400 and earned top ten finishes. Sam Coughlin ’25, Matthew Perello ’24, Perinotti and Brayden Young ’26 took eighth place (3:18.44). Zachary Jelinek ’26, Colby Belczyk ’25, Alex Simpson ’24 and Seth Hoffritz ’23 finished close behind (3:19.48). 

Chris Sims ’25 competed in the triple jump to earn tenth place with a 45-10 mark. 

“Overall, I think the team did pretty well,” Jack Calisi ’23 said. “It was definitely a long weekend with some ups and downs, but we had some great performances in a very competitive meet. I think everyone is excited to get back out there for another home meet this weekend!”

This upcoming weekend, the team will compete in the Bucknell Team Challenge.

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