Randon Qualifies for IC4A One Mile Finals
Alexandre, Jones Land Top-Six Spots in Yale's Record Books
NEW HAVEN, Conn.—With Saturday concluded the second day of the 2014 IC4A Championships, hosted by Boston University.
Four individuals and two relay squads competed on Saturday. All four individuals walked away with personal best times. In the mile run, freshman James Randon earned a time of 4:09.01. In fourth place, he beat out 34 competitors and will be advancing to the final round of the event on Sunday. Fellow freshman Andre Ivankovic posted a new personal-best time of 4:11.42, placing 19th.
Two Elis made history in the 200-meter dash. Freshman Marc-Andre Alexandre ran the fastest time of any Bulldog this season, placing 14th in 21.80. His time is the fourth-best on Yale's top-15 lists. In his last collegiate indoor race, senior Daniel Jones claimed the sixth-best time in Yale history. His time of 21.96 earned him a personal best and 22nd place.
In 4x800-meter relay, four Elis—freshman Tim Cox, junior Michael Grace, junior Alexander McDonald, and sophomore Max Payson—stole the best time of the season in 7:45.97 (14th). A second Yale squad of freshman Chandler Crusan, junior Dylan Hurley, junior William Rowe, and senior Nnamdi Udeh competed in the 4x400-meter relay to place 16th (3:17.87).
Report by Maria Seravalli '16, Yale Sports Publicity