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Track and Field Closes Out Indoor Season with Several More School Records at Armory Last Chance Meet

Track and Field Closes Out Indoor Season with Several More School Records at Armory Last Chance Meet

NEW YORK – The University of the Sciences track and field program closed out its indoor season at the Armory Last Chance Meet on Friday, with several more school records entering the program annals as the Devils turn their attention to the spring. 

Christina Holmes broke her school record in the 200m for the third meet in a row, running a 26.57 to place 16th out of 69 runners. 

In the field, Chloe Georges broke the school record in the shot put with a mark of 10.66m, and she also joined Sophie Hockran in setting a collegiate-best in the weight throw. 

Running relays for the first time this season, USciences set two new school records. The quartet of Alton McKenley, Eric Papazian, Koy Connors and Macniel Mandeh ran the 4x400m relay in 3:31.73, while the distance medley team of Mandeh, Ryan Ward, William Hallinan and Johnathan Epstein completed the event in 10:56.69. 

Nearly placing in the top-third of her field on Friday was Gabrielle Moss, who crossed ninth out of 26 in the mile with a time of 5:56.88. 

Paige Jacobs set two collegiate-bests on the day, finishing the mile in 6:13.69 and the 3000m in 12:40.69, while Lucas Burkhardt also set a collegiate-best in the mile after crossing in 5:08.69. 

University of the Sciences' spring season commences on Saturday, March 23 at the Ursinus Outdoor Invitational. 


USciences Results (Men Unless Noted)


36. Macniel Mandeh – 7.33


88. Matthew Weiner – 26.38

Women's 200m

16. Christina Holmes – 26.57 (school record) 


28. Christopher Cardace – 5:02.79

31. Lucas Burkhardt – 5:08.69 (collegiate-best) 

Women's Mile

9. Gabrielle Moss – 5:56.88 (school record) 

16. Paige Jacobs – 6:13.69 (collegiate-best)


14. Christopher Cardace – 10:28.85

Women's 3000m 

9. Paige Jacobs – 12:40.69 (collegiate-best)


8. Dylan Zuch – 17:55.56

Long Jump

20. Alton McKenley – 6.12m

27. Koy Connors – 5.81m

32. Joseph San Filippo – 5.30m 

Women's Shot Put

15. Chloe Georges – 10.66m (school record)

18. Sophie Hockran – 9.84m 

Triple Jump

13. Joseph San Filippo – 11.96m

Women's Weight Throw

18. Chloe Georges – 11.36m (collegiate-best)

19. Sophie Hockran – 10.48m (collegiate-best)

4x200m Relay

4. Papazian, Connors, McKenley, Weiner – 1:36.39

4x400m Relay

5. McKenley, Papazian, Connors, Mandeh – 3:31.73 (school record)

Men's Distance Medley

7. Ward, Mandeh, Hallinan, Epstein – 10:56.69 (school record)