COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - The Dickinson men's track and field team took part in just three events on day one at the Centennial Conference Championships hosted by Ursinus College.
Charlie Miske began the action for the Red and White by being involved in the decathlon where after five of the ten events he sits in third-place with 2800 points, trailing Bastiaan Phair out of Swarthmore (3102) and Johns Hopkins James Reilly (2880). Miske earned a third-place finish in four events while taking second in the long jump with a leap of 5.96m.
Dickinson had five runners compete in the 10,000m with Charles Scharf landing in fourth with a time of 31:06.76. He was joined in the Top-10 by Matthew Dietrick (7th - 31:54.38) and Romario Cruz (10th - 32:35.58). Michael Loalbo crossed the line at 32:40.90 for 12th, while James Marks claimed 17th with a time of 33:17.24.
The Red and White racked up ten points on the day to sit in fifth in the team standings. The host Ursinus leads the way with 44, followed by Haverford (21), Muhlenberg (19), and Johns Hopkins (16) to make up the Top-5.
The Red Devils return to Ursinus College tomorrow for day two of three at the Centennial Conference Championships. The action begins at 11 a.m.