LAWRENCEVILLE, New Jersey -- Sophomore Sean Patterson and freshman Zachary Ropes had the highest individual finishes, leading the way for the Marist College men’s track team at the Rider Invitational, held Saturday afternoon at the windy Rider campus.

Patterson placed fourth out of 23 racers in the 400-meter hurdles in a collegiate best time of 56.60 seconds. The time is just one second off the school record in the event.

Ropes led a strong contingent of Red Foxes in the 800-meter run, posting a time of 1:55.44. He was one of four Red Foxes to eclipse the 2:00 barrier in the event.

The Marist men’s track team returns to action on Friday and Saturday at the Bucknell Bison Classic at Lewisburg, PA.

Rider Invitational

Lawrenceville, NJ

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Men’s results and splits

200-meter dash

32. Santosh Krishnan 24.06

42. Justin Muccio 24.73

400-meter dash

27. Santosh Krishnan 54.05

28. Justin Muccio 54.13

800-meter run

4. Zachary Ropes 1:55.44 (first lap = 56.304)

8. Steven Morrison 1:56.15 (first lap = 57.984)

12. Brian Henderson 1:57.18 (first lap = 58.388)

17. Stefan Morton 1:58.05 (first lap = 58.108)

28. Tanner Senius 2:02.86 (first lap = 1:01.542)

30. Saad Baig 2:03.27 (first lap = 1:01.660)

33. Josh Siegel 2:03.79 (first lap = 1:02.061)

34. Mark Cappuccitti 2:03.90 (first lap = 1:01.404)

43. Nate Lungarini 2:06.32 (first lap = 1:01.029)

1,500-meter run

11. Drew Burns 4:05.94

63, 2:12 (69), 3:19 (67), 4:05.94 (46.94)

16. Steven Rizzo 4:08.26

64, 2:10 (66), 3:17 (67), 4:08.26 (51.26)

32. Eamonn Beers 4:15.87

65, 2:14 (69), 3:24 (70), 4:15.87 (51.87)

57. Will Esposito 4:21.53

66, 2:15 (69), 3:27 (72), 4:21.53 (54.53)

86. Zach Toner 4:41.62

66, 2:20 (74), 3:42 (82), 4:41.62 (59.62)

5,000-meter run

14. Will Duggan 16:14.69

75, 2:34 (79), 3:51 (77), 5:09 (78)

6:28 (79), 7:46 (78), 9:06 (80), 10:25 (79)

11:44 (79), 13:02 (78), 14:20 (78), 15:36 (76)

16:14.69 (38.69)

22. Brian Edsall 16:35.31

74, 2:34 (80), 3:51 (77), 5:10 (79)

6:29 (79), 7:47 (78), 9:08 (81), 10:27 (79)

11:48 (81), 13:08 (80), 14:30 (82), 15:54 (84)

16:35.31 (41.31)

27. Omar Perez 16:41.75

72, 2:27 (75), 3:43 (76), 5:02 (79)

6:22 (80), 7:43 (81), 9:04 (81), 10:27 (83)

11:51 (84), 13:15 (84), 14:39 (85), 16:01 (82)

16:41.75 (40.75)

400-meter hurdles

4. Sean Patterson 56.50

10. Joe Cafaro 58.30

3,000-meter steeplechase

8. Alex Hogue 10:29.75

84, 2:47 (83), 4:14 (87), 5:42 (88), 7:14 (92), 8:48 (94), 10:18 (90), 10:29.75 (11.75)

10. Conor Stack 10:42.13

85, 2:54 (89), 4:27 (93), 5:57 (90), 7:29 (92), 9:02 (93), 10:31 (89), 10:42.13 (11.13)

1,600-meter relay

4. Marist A (Sean Patterson 54.2, Steven Morrison 50.9, Josh Hindle 51.9, Joe Cafaro 51.9) 3:29.08

15. Marist B (Nate Lungarini 55.8, Josh Siegel 55.3, Mark Cappuccitti 55.3, Alex Hogue 57.3) 3:44.05

Team standings

1-Rider 236, 2. St. Joseph’s PA 106, 3. CCSU 75, 4. NJIT 49, 5. Buffalo 46, 6. Rutgers and Brown 38, 8. Siena 37, 9. FDU 27, 10. Marist 24, 11. La Salle 17, 12. Loyola and Fordham 8