Penguins Perform Well Friday at NCAA East Preliminaries

Senior Eric Rupe
Senior Eric Rupe

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Senior Eric Rupe, junior Jay Jakovina and sophomore Arnaldo Morales each turned in solid performances on Friday at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminaries at the University of North Florida.

Morales fininshed tied for 28th in the high jump after clearing 2.04 meters and Jakovina placed 33rd with a jump of 2.04 meters.

Rupe closed out his impressive YSU career with a 35th-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:05.69.

Junior Austin McLean was not able to compete due to a leg injury.