Carlos Santos and Evan Brennan set new program records at Larry Ellis Invites

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Stony Brook men’s track team competed in the Larry Ellis Invitational on Friday in Princeton.

Senior carlos santos set a new program record and earned a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with his final time of 8:48.87. Santos surpassed the 14-year-old record of 8:53.45 set by Alex Felce in 2008. The latest time of 8:48.87 was also a new personal best for the Long Island native.

Junior Evan Brenan kept the Seawolves’ momentum going by setting a program record and finishing second in the 5,000 meters with a final time of 14:06.28. Brennan broke the previous record of 14:07.32 set by Vann Moffet in 2019. With her latest time, Brennan also set a new personal best.

STRONG POINTS

  • Santos set a new program record and earned a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with his final time of 8:48.87. Santos also got a new personal best.
  • Brennan set a new program record and finished second in the 5,000 meters with a final time of 14:06.28. Brennan also set a new personal best.
  • Luke Coulter clocked 1:49.58 to secure fifth place in the 800 metres.
  • Shane Henderson crossed the line in 14:14.29, which was good for an eighth-place finish in the 5,000 meters.

WOLVES QUOTES

“Tonight here at Princeton we started to see signs that we were moving in the right direction heading into the second half of the season. Carlos was the star of the night with a great performance in the Steeplechase , Evan produced a gritty run in the 5000m to set a personal best and Luke also has a great run despite some tactical errors In Connecticut today Katrina had a great finish in the javelin, she is starting to perform consistently from a competition to competition,” said head coach André Ronan.

NEXT

The Seawolves are back in action tomorrow, April 16, when they compete on day two of the Northeast Challenge in Storrs, Connecticut.

Ryan H. Bowman