DELHI, N.Y. -- Two members of the Penn State Brandywine men's track and field team posted top-three finishes to earn national medals, while the Lions posted five top-five showings for the second consecutive year at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships on Saturday on the campus of SUNY Delhi.
Brown turned in a time of 11.76 seconds during the 100-meter preliminary round, qualifying for the finals with the second-fastest mark. During the final round, Brown improved his time to 11.55 seconds to claim bronze at 100 meters.
In the javelin competition, White set a personal best with a top throw of 37.48 meters, over three meters longer than his previous top mark. White's throw was also good for bronze medal honors.
In addition to his third-place performance at 100 meters, Brown also posted a top-five finish at 200 meters in a field of 14 sprinters. Brown crossed the line in a time of 24.45 seconds.
Freshman Brendan Cleary (Chadds Ford, Pa./Garnet Valley) posted the fifth top-five showing of the day for the Lions at 10,000 meters. He completed the race in 40:39.16, the fourth-fastest mark at the championship.
Overall, Brandywine claimed eighth place during just its second season as a varsity program, totaling 21 points. SUNY Delhi won its second-straight national invitational title by compiling 245 points.
Brandywine will visit State College next weekend for the Jim Thorpe Invitational on the campus of Penn State.