5/10/2012

Diplomats Strike Gold at CC Championships

Four Franklin & Marshall College student-athletes won gold medals at the Centennial Conference Track & Field Championships held May 4-6 at Ursinus College’s Patterson Field.

Tim Tillman ’12 broke his own school record in the decathlon en route to a first-place finish, tallying 5,865 points to edge McDaniel’s Jake Nichols by 41 points. Tillman took first place in the 1,500-meter run (4:38.64) and placed second in the 100-meter hurdles (16.78) and discus (102’-02”).

  • Tim Tillman '12 Franklin & Marshall's Tim Tillman ’12 broke his own school record in the decathlon en route to a first-place finish at the Centennial Conference Championships at Ursinus College on May 5. (Photo courtesy of GoDiplomats.com)

Mike Dohrmann ’12 captured gold in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing in 56.29 to edge teammate Brian Rivera ’13, who nabbed silver at 56.31.

On the women’s side, All-American runner Sheena Crawley ’13 secured gold in the 1,500-meter run for the second straight year, finishing in 4:39.92. It was the fifth gold medal of Crawley’s career. The junior also won silver in the 800-meter run and was part of F&M’s silver-medal-winning 4x400-meter relay team that included Henley Siegrist ’12, Ariel Leftkovits ’13 and Caitlyn Regan ’12.

Martha Stefaniak ’13 won the gold medal in the discus with a throw of 127’-05”, besting Swarthmore’s Osazenoriuwa Ebose by six feet.

For complete coverage of F&M’s performances at the CC Championships, visit GoDiplomats.com.

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