Keogh & Littlepage Post First Place Finishes As Temple Men's Track & Field Competes At Philadelphia Big 5 Meet

PHILADELPHIA - The Temple men's track & field team officially opened the outdoor season as a unit as the Owls competed in the Philadelphia Big 5 Meet, hosted at Penn's Franklin Field on Saturday.  Senior Bob Keogh took home first place in the hammer throw, while junior Brian Littlepage won the discus.

Keogh muscled his way to IC4A marks in the hammer throw, launching a toss of 193-09 to take top honors.  For Littlepage, first place came with a near IC4A toss of 154-01. Also in the field, senior Chris Durante went 186-06 in the javelin and freshman Carlton Stafford leaped 43-01.75 in the triple jump to both place second.

Junior Travis Mahoney led Temple in the 1500m, placing second with a time of 3:53.94.  Senior Eddie Penetar took home third place in the 5000m, crossing the finish in a time of 14:53.56.

In the 110m hurdles, junior Tim Malloy nearly took home top honors with a time of 15.33, placing second.  Junior Kaseem Cheek was the Owls' top finisher in the 100m dash, burning down the track in a time of 11.28.  Freshman Alex McGee fared well in the 200m dash, turning in a time of 22.68 to place third.  The Temple 4x100m squad placed second in a time of 42.15.

Up next, the Owls travel to William & Mary for the Colonial Relays on April 1-2.

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Load comments