Hallinan, Mile Relay Team Win at Albright Invitational on Saturday

Hallinan, Mile Relay Team Win at Albright Invitational on Saturday

READING – William Hallinan won the 800m and was part of the winning mile relay team with Ryan Ward, Eric Papazian and Christopher Cardace at the Albright Invitational on Saturday.

Playing a part in 20 points of the Devils' 39 points, the freshman helped lead the University of the Sciences men's track and field team to a sixth place finish.  

Hallinan beat out 21 other runners in the 800m, besting the second place finisher by nearly two seconds with a time of 2:08.16.

He then ran the anchor leg in the mile relay, helping the quartet combine to finish in 3:50.78 to beat out second place Gettysburg by .68 seconds.

14 of USciences' points came in the 3000m, where Johnathan Epstein and Ward crossed back-to-back in second and third in the field of 15 with respective times of 9:50.52 and 9:59.61, while Matthew Connolly finished in 12:08.22.

Epstein also ran the mile, placing in the top-half of the field of eight in fourth with a time of 4:51.99.

Papazian earned University of the Sciences' five remaining points, crossing fourth out of 19 in the 200m with a time of 26.08.

Papazian was also one of three Devils to compete in the 55m, where he finished in the top-half of the half of the field of 25 in 12th by crossing in 7.45.

Matthew Weiner and Conor Glass finished in 7.45 and 8.27, respectively.

Glass also took part in the shot put, with his furthest throw traveling 7.10m.  

University of the Sciences closes out its winter indoor track and field schedule at the Armory Last Chance Meet, which takes place at the historic Armory Track & Field Center, on Friday, Feb. 23.


USciences Results

55m Prelims

12. Eric Papazian – 7.45

22. Matthew Weiner – 7.91

24. Conor Glass – 8.27


4. Eric Papazian – 26.08 (5 points)


1. William Hallinan – 2:08.16 (10 points)


4. Johnathan Epstein – 4:51.99


2. Johnathan Epstein – 9:50.52 (8 points)

3. Ryan Ward – 9:59.61 (6 points)

13. Matthew Connolly – 12:08.22

Mile Relay

1. Ward, Papazian, Cardace, Hallinan – 3:50.78 (10 points)

Shot Put

13. Conor Glass – 7.10m