The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams were in action on Friday at the Harrison Dillard Twilight, Dr. Keller Invitational and Marty Goldberg Gator Invitational.
The Penguin's day was highlighted by a record breaking performance in the pole vault from freshman Wyatt Lefker at the Harrison Dillard Twilight.
Harrison Dillard Twilight
Lefker set the program record in the pole vault after clearing the bar at 5.01m on his second attempt en route to a first place finish in the event. Macklin Rose finished as the runner-up after clearing the bar at 4.66m.
Dr. Keller Invitational
Sophomore Sean Peterson was victorious in the 1500m run ahead of 112 competitors with a time of 3:51:08. In the 3000m steeplechase, senior Alan Burns finished with the 11th fastest time overall at 9:15.14 after running in Heat 3.
Marty Goldberg Gator Invitational
In the 400m hurdles, Derek Morrison finished fifth with a time of 59.88 seconds.
Ryan Sullivan finished as the runner-up in the 1500m with a time of 3:57.95 at Frank B. Fuhrer Field. Ethan Sparks was sixth with a time of 4:04.75 and James Nedrich was just behind him in seventh with a time of 4:04.85. Mikel Lagaras ran a time of 4:12.00.