Princeton University

Eagle Elite Invitational 
February 9th and 10th (Fri.- Sat.) | The Track at New Balance
Live Results | Meet Info

Tiger Paw Invitational 

February 9th and 10th (Fri.- Sat.) | Clemson Indoor Track and Field Complex

Live Results | Stream Friday | Stream Saturday | Meet Info

BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational 

February 9th and 10th (Fri.- Sat.) | Boston University Track and Tennis Center

Live Results | Stream | Meet Info | Tickets

Giegengack Invitational 

February 10th (Sat.). | Coxe Cage

Live Results | Meet Info

PRINCETON, NJ – The Princeton men’s track and field team is gearing up for an action-packed weekend of competitions. Beginning February 9th, they’ll be showcasing their skills at both the Eagle Elite Invitational hosted at The Track at New Balance and the Tiger Paw Invitational taking place at the Clemson Indoor Track and Field Complex. The team will also participate in the BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational from February 9th to the 10th at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center. Finally, on February 10th, they’ll be competing at the Giegengack Invitational held at Coxe Cage.

Check out all of the results from last week’s Scarlet Knight Open here.

Meet Notes

  • At last week’s Scarlet Knight Open, Tyler Konopka stole the spotlight in the shot put event, jumping into the 10th all-time at Princeton and achieving a personal best with a throw of 17.92m (58-9.50)
  • Also last weekend, in a competitive 3000m run, Camren Fischer secured a first-place finish, crossing the finish line with an impressive time of 8:09.65
  • At the Penn State National Open, the Princeton A 4×400 team captured a first place time of 3:09.90 which ranks second all-time in the Princeton record book. The team consisted of Xavier DonaldsonJackson ClarkeZach Della Rocca, and Anderson Dimon.
  • At the Penn State National Open Tyler Konopka emerged as a dominant force in the men’s shot put, securing a first-place finish with a throw of 17.86m (58-7.25). This earned him the top spot in the event and puts him at the 10th position in the all-time record book
  • Easton Tan ran a 7.98 in the 60m hurdles at Penn State, securing a top-three finish and landing a spot in the top 10 all-time list, sharing the seventh position for the Tigers. 
  • After his impressive 60-1.75/18.33 throw at last year’s TCNJ Open, Joe Licata currently holds the 15th position in the NCAA Division I Qualifying List, stands first in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and is also leading in the Ivy League for shot put this season. This distance secured Licata the sixth place spot on Princeton’s top-ten record book.
  • At the Navy Dual, Zach Della Rocca clocked 21.44 in the 200 meter run, securing the 39th spot in the in the NCAA Division I Qualifying List and the freshman, Jackson Clarke, recorded a time of 21.18 to take the 13th spot. Della Rocca currently ranks fourth in the Ivy League with Clarke taking the 1st place position.
  • Paul Brennan holds third place in the Ivy League standings in the weight throw off of his throw (63-7.75/19.40) at the TCNJ Open.
  • Princeton’s 4×400 relay team of Donaldson, Della Rocca, Clarke, and Miller ranks second in the Ivy League with a current best time of 3:16.12 at the Joe Handelman Invite.
  • Greg Foster ranks first in the Ivy League and second in the Mid-Atlantic Region in the 60m hurdles with a time of 7.92s posted at the TCNJ Open.
  • In the 5000m, Nicholas Bendtsen holds the first ranked spot in the Ivy Leagues and second in the Mid-Atlantic Region with this season’s best time at 13:46.65. He also achieved the impressive milestone of breaking the 4-minute barrier with a time of 3:59.22.Bendtsen is a 2023 Cross Country All-American.
  • Xavier Donaldson recorded a time of 48.24 in the 400m at the Navy Dual. This time puts him 37th in the nation right now.
  • Samuel Rodman ranks first in the Ivy League in the 500m with a time of 1:03.35 posted at the Navy Dual.

Up Next

The men’s track and field team will travel to the Terrier DMR in Boston on Feb. 16th.

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