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Hockran Breaks Own School Record in Discus as Track and Field Opens Outdoor Seaosn on Friday

Hockran Breaks Own School Record in Discus as Track and Field Opens Outdoor Seaosn on Friday

CHESTER, Pa. – The University of the Sciences track and field program opened its second outdoor track and field season at Widener's Danny Curran Invitational on Friday. 

Sophie Hockran broke her own school record in the discus with a mark of 32.06m, which placed her 16th in the field of 32.

Chloe Georges also recorded a collegiate-best in the discus with a toss of 27.72m. 

Fellow thrower freshman McKayla Kelly placed 18th out of 48 in the shot after her furthest throw traveled 10.35m. 

On the track, Gabrielle Moss crossed 21st out of 50 after running the 5000m in 20.13.24. 

On the men's side Johnathan Epstein led a large contingent in the 5000m with a time of 15:56, the 52nd-fastest time in the field of 110. 

The second day and final day of the of the Danny Curran Invitational is tomorrow. 

USciences Results

Men's 5000m

52. Johnathan Epstein – 15:56.89

60. William Hallinan – 16:08.76

67. Ryan Ward – 16:24.48

93. Dylan Zuch – 17:40.15

98. Isaac Hoskins – 18:15.76

101. Matthew Connolly – 19:59.33

Women's 5000m

21. Gabrielle Moss – 20:13.24

41. Paige Jacobs – 21:48.19

Women's Discus

16. Sophie Hockran – 32.06m (school record)

26. Chloe Georges – 27.72m (collegiate personal best)

28. McKayla Kelly – 27.46m

Women's Shot Put 

18. McKayla Kelly – 10.35m

20. Chloe Georges – 10.12m

25. Sophie Hockran – 9.78m