February 15, 2011

Pecora and Rice Named Men's Track & Field Co-Athletes of the Week

Centennial Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Co-Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 13.

 

Kent Pecora, Dickinson (Sr, Chapel Hill, N.C. / Chapel Hill)
Pecora set his second and third school records of the season over the weekend. He broke the school mark in the 5,000 meters on Friday night, clocking a banked-track converted time of 14:32.74 (NCAA Provisional), winning the event at the Lafayette-Rider Winter Games. On Sunday, he placed second, setting a new school record in the 800 meters with a time of 1:56.00 at the Susquehanna Invitational. Complete Release

Peter Rice, Muhlenberg (Jr, West Roxbury, Mass. / Boston Latin School)
Rice broke two Muhlenberg school records at the Lafayette Rider Games. His time of 49.66 (50.16 converted) is the fastest 400 time in the Centennial Conference this season, and he also set the school record in the 200. Running in the 4x400 relay, Rice chased down a Moravian runner from behind to give the Mules a fourth-place finish.  Complete Release