Men’s Track and Field Opens Outdoor Season this Weekend
What: Jim Taylor Invitational
When: March 25, 2017
Where: Amos Alonzo Stagg Field – Selinsgrove, Pa.
Live Results: GoSusqu.com
About the Bison
* After a strong indoor season, the Bison now transition to their outdoor campaign.
* Nicholas Lombardo (long jump) and Ross Pirnie (steeplechase) are the reigning Patriot League Outdoor champions in their respective event, while Joseph Breen is a Second Team All-Patriot League honoree in the shot put.
* Lombardo (high jump) and Breen (shot put) both qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Meet last season. Each hold the indoor and outdoor school record in their respective field event.
* William Melchionni (400m), Matthew Fay (pole vault), Scott Gulizio (800m), Breen (shot put, discus) and Lombardo (high jump, long jump) own top-10 program marks in their respective events.
Last Year at Jim Taylor Invitational
* Bucknell won 14 events at the Susquehanna meet.
* Pirnie (1,500m), Breen (discus), Lombardo (long jump), Fay (pole vault), Elijah Kay (high jump) and Reggie Harris (triple jump) each earned first-place finishes.
* Bucknell will travel to Virginia to compete at the Colonial Relays on Mar. 31-Apr. 1.