Fillman Wins Heat at Widener Last Chance Meet

Alex Fillman
Alex Fillman

CHESTER, Pa. – The Franklin & Marshall men's track & field team sent multiple individuals to the Widener Last Chance Meet on Monday evening as those Diplomats were in pursuit of personal bests. With inclement weather, only the 800 meter entrants got to compete as all track events were cut down to just two heats.

Alex Fillman won his heat in that event with a personal-best time of 1:54.19, which also ranks as the fifth-fastest time in school. Fillman's time also ranks in the top 100 nationally. Teammate Ryan Braun finished 17th in that event with a time of 1:56.42.

With the weather altering the schedule, Jack Rodenberger now focus his attention on the MIT Final Qualifier along with several of his teammates. The MIT Final Qualifier that will take place on Thursday, May 19 starting at 5 p.m.