ASHLAND, OH - The Penn State Behrend men's track and field team competed at the Ashland Alumni Open Saturday afternoon.
Mitchell Obenrader (Fryburg, PA/North Clarion) competed in a stacked shot put field, finishing fourth with a season-best throw of 17.38 meters (57'0"). He then placed third in the discus after a throw of 48.11 meters (157'10").
Colby Tarr (Uniontown, PA/Laurel Highlands) and Ethan Rhodes (Wyalusing, PA/Wyalusing) both competed in the javelin, placing sixth and seventh, respectively. Tarr threw a distance of 45.69 meters (149'10.75") and Rhodes tossed 43.62 meters (143'1.25").
Kurt Eberhardt (Gibsonia, PA/Hampton), Marcus Haesler (North East, PA/North East), Oluwasuen Babalola (Westbury, NY/St. Anthony's), and Grant Rodgers (Oil City, PA/Oil City) teammed up for a time of 44.55 seconds in the 400 relay to come in seventh.
Rodgers also competed in the long jump and came in seventh after jumping 5.53 meters (18'1.75").
The Lions will be back in action next Saturday and Sunday when they compete at the CSAC Championships, hosted by Keystone College.