Fredericksburg, Va. – The Catholic University of America men's track & field team began its outdoor season on Saturday as the Cardinals competed at the Mary Washington Opener.
Sophomore Derek Chapey had one of the best runs of the day for the Cards as he took second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.64.
Junior Brian Seward, who did not compete indoor as he also plays men's basketball at Catholic University, got off to a strong start with a bronze performance in the 200-meter dash as he crossed the finish line in 23.58. Seward also took fourth in the 400 at 52.70.
Another multi-sport athlete for the Cardinals also made his 2017 track & field debut as junior Patrick Jones, who runs cross country and swims at Catholic, finished sixth in the 1,500 at 4:19.58.
Sophomore Kevin Kuchler added a top-10 performance as he placed seventh in the 5,000 at 16:16.72.
Next up, the Cardinals will head to Towson, Md., to compete at the Goucher Invitational on Saturday, March 25 at 10 a.m.
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