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Men's Track & Field

Bison 4x200 meter relay team sprints into school record book

Omar Harvey and Eric Gregory run in an indoor track and field meet representing the GU Bison.

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - The Gallaudet University men's indoor track and field 4x200 meter relay team ran into the program record book here Friday afternoon as they posted a time of 1:34.54 at the Eastern Shore Invite/Combined Events Meet hosted by University of Maryland Eastern Shore in the Hytche Center.

The Bison indoor relay team consisted of freshman Eric Gregory (Metairie, La.), freshman Omar Harvey (East Orange, N.J.), senior Michael Haynes (Olivette, Mo.) and senior Toraneau Varice (Deerfield Beach, Fla.). The previous school record was 1:36.08 set on Feb. 18, 2017, at the Susquehanna Invitational in Selinsgrove, Pa. Varice was on that record-breaking relay team as well.

Junior JaQuan Thomas (Midway, Ga.) finished seventh in the shot put with a toss of 10.94 meters. Thomas reached that mark on his first throw of six.


  • Senior Ronald Mattingly (Coconut Creek, Fla.) was eighth in the shot put with a toss of 8.98 meters
  • Junior Dalton Attanasi (Hammonton, N.J.) was slated to run in the 5,000-meter run but the event was canceled

The second day of the Eastern Shore Invite/Combined Events Meet continues tomorrow (Saturday, Feb. 9) at 10 a.m.