Men's Track & Field

Crossey breaks four minutes in 1500 at MAC Championships

Zach Crossey
Zach Crossey

CHESTER, Pa. - Hood College's Zach Crossey became the first runner in school history to break four minutes in the 1500-meter run to lead the Blazers on the final day of the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships. 

How it Happened

  • Crossey shattered his own school record by over 10 seconds with a time of 3:59.85. He finished sixth. 
  • Crossey added another school record in the 4x400-meter relay. He ran the second leg, joining PJ Alexander, R.J. Tucker and AJ Lewis to run a time of 3:28.39. They finished eighth.
  • Kyle Bulgarelli threw the javelin 44.96 meters (147-6). 


  • Hood was 11th with 14 points. 
  • Stevenson and Widener tied for first with 173 points. 
  • The Blazers set school records in five events at the championships.

School Records set at the 2018 MAC Championships

Day Event Competitor(s) New Record Old Record
2 Long jump AJ Lewis 6.93m (22-9) 6.51m (21-4 1/4)
2 Decathlon Luke Casey 5,144 4,746
2 800-meter run Zach Crossey 1:56.68 1:59.27
3 1500-meter run Zach Crossey 3:59.85 4:10.53
3 4x400-meter relay Alexander, Crossey, Tucker, Lewis 3:28.39 3:28.68



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