CHESTER, Pa. – Senior Joel Christian finished second in the 5,000m event at the Danny Curran Invite hosted by Widener University on Friday afternoon.
Christian ran a 15:05.60 and placed second among 76 runners in the event. Freshman Henry Woods was seventh (15:08.85) while sophomore Jimmy Gorman was just outside the top ten in 12th (15:30.88). Junior Sam Fujimori was 14th (15:33.09), junior Dylan Verner-Crist (15:43.03) was 18th and senior Jeffrey Duncan was 19th (15:44.54).
Sophomore Evan Hamilton (25th) set a new personal record with a 15:57.02. Freshman Marcelo Jauregui-Volpe (15:57.02), James Stadler (16:02.42) and Matt Willig (16:19.34) participated in the 5,000m event for the first time.
Senior Zachary Gabor ran in the 10,000m for the first time in his career and had a 36:17.42.
The Fords will participate in day two of the Danny Curran Invitational tomorrow.