Michaelis Sets School Record in 55-Meter Hurdles

Michaelis Sets School Record in 55-Meter Hurdles

Final Results

Lawrenceville, NJ - At the Princeton Invitational on Saturday, Nils Michaelis placed second and set a new school record in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.83 seconds. The previous record of 7.90 was set by Mike Ryan in 1987. Michaelis' time was good enough to land an NCAA provisional spot.

Kwaku Anno jumped a distance of 6.71 meters to earn fourth place in the long jump. Unattached K. Kelly won the event with a distance of 7.81 meters.

Anno landed third place in flight one of the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.34 seconds. The top three finishers of the flight were separated by only .55 seconds. Michaelis placed second in flight two of the 200 in 23.27 seconds, .26 seconds behind first place finisher Percell Berry from Kutztown.

The 4x400-meter relay ‘A' team of Anno, Mike Dohrman, Eric Pierot, and Tim Tillman ran a time of 3:32.82 to place third in section one of runners. The 4x400 ‘B' team ran for fourth place in section two of runners. Franklin Dekker, Joe Strawitz, Eric Olsen, and Exra Rothman ran for 3:46.30.

Franklin & Marshall returns to action next weekend for the Centennial Conference Championships hosted by Haverford.