January 27, 2007

Giles Breaks School Record at Terrier Invite

Jan. 27, 2007

Complete Results

BOSTON, Mass. - Jake Gallagher and John Langhauser won their events, while Brandon Giles broke a school record as the Elis finished competition Saturday afternoon at Boston University's Terrier Classic. Giles ran 21.83, breaking a 14-year old record in the 200-meter dash, which was held by Calvin Anderson at 21.98 (also tied by Michael Borden in 1999).

Gallagher won the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:23.20, which puts him at fifth on the all-time list. Langhauser won the shot put with a distance of 17.06 meters, a full meter farther than the next competitor.

Other top performances include Ted Galligan in the 500-meter dash, where he was third with a time of 1:05.29. Brian Gertzen was 14th in the one mile run with a time of 4:08.65, good enough for 12th fastest all-time. The 4x400-meter relay team was fourth with a time of 3:18.41.

Rounding out the field events was a third place finish in the pole vault by Eric DePalo (4.42 meters) and a fourth place finish by Reynolds Holmes in the long jump (6.74 meters).

The Bulldogs will be back next weekend to host the Giegengack Invitational.

Report by Victor Cheng '08, Yale Sports Publicity

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