The University of Maryland dominated the field events today at the fourth annual Princeton Relays, taking first and second place in the high jump, long jump, and shot put.
Doug Richardson and Brian Melly each cleared 6-10 in the highjump, but Richardson cleared 6-11 in the jumpoff to win the event. Dennis Ivory took the long jump in 24 feet 9 1/2 inches, placing ahead of teammate John Davenport, 24 5 3/4. Maryland's Ian Pyka, 55 feet 8 1/4 inches, and Tom Anderson, 55 feet 7 1/4 inches, also finished one-two in the shot put. Georgetown's Fred Batista was fifth in 51-2 3/4.
The Terps' Larry Long won the triple jump in a distance of 50 feet 3 1/2 inches. Howard's Victor Egwu was third, 48-6 1/2, and Ivory fourth, 48-5 3/4. Brad Turley of Maryland took the pole vault, 16 feet 1/4 inch. The Terrapins also captured the shuttle hurdles relay in 28.5.
Jim Peterson of Georgetown set a school record as he won the two-mile run in 8:48, to qualify for the IC4A championships. Peterson broke the old mark of 8:48.1 set by Garth McKay in 1970.
Howard won the mile relay in 3:19.9 followed by Georgetown in 3:20.7. Virginia was third in the sprint medley with a time of 3:32.4.