GROVE CITY, Pa. – Seth Ray, a Grove City College junior from Brookville, earned Field MVP honors at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships, held February 27 at Youngstown State.
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Ray captured second place in both the high and triple jumps, helping the Wolverines earn second in the team standings. He cleared 6 feet, 2¾ inches in the high jump and then marked at 43-5¼ in the triple jump.
Ray also cleared 11-2¼ in the pole vault, good for eighth place. Ray also claimed 13th in the long jump with a best leap of 19-11½. He also ran the third leg of Grove City’s 1600-meter relay team, which earned fourth with a time of 3:33.98.
He qualified for the All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference Championships, held March 6-7 at Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y. Ray competed in the heptathlon and finished eighth with a school-record score of 4,259 points.
Additionally, Ray competed in the high jump at the AARTFC Championships and placed 13th by clearing 6-2¼.
Ray first set Grove City’s heptathlon record January 31-February 1 by accumulating 4,179 points at Youngstown State’s Mid-Major Invitational. Ray finished sixth at that prestigious event.
This update is provided courtesy of Grove City Sports Information Director Ryan Briggs