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Villanova Track And Field 4xMile Crush Collegiate Record At Penn Relays

Villanova Track And Field 4xMile Crush Collegiate Record At Penn Relays

Villanova track and field 4xMile team absolutely obliterated the collegiate record at the Penn Relays.

Apr 27, 2024 by R. R. Ellis

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Villanova track and field 4xMile team crushed the collegiate record at Penn Relays 2024, eclipsing it by over 10 seconds.

Sean Donoghue, Xian Shively, Marco Langon and Devon Comber ran an incredible time of 15:51.91. Good enough for second to the world record of 15:49.08 by Ireland in 1985. 

Villanova beat the previous collegiate record in the 4xMile of 16:03.24 by Oregon track and field in 2009. 

Villanova is home to the winningest women's cross-country program, with 13 total championships.

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College Men's 4xMile Championship of America Results

  1. Villanova (Sean Donoghue, Xian Shively, Marco Langon, Devon Comber) - 15:51.91 (Collegiate Record)
  2. Virginia (Wes Porter, Will Anthony, Yasin Sado, Gary Martin) - 15:52.30
  3. Georgetown (Lucas Guerra, Parker Stokes, Camden Gilmore, Abel Teffra) - 15:52.56
  4. Iona (Nick Soldevere, Aiden Coles, Bradley Giblin, Damien Dilcher) - 16:07.39
  5. Notre Dame (Carter Solomon, CJ Singleton, Jake Renfree, Daelen Ackley) - 16:08.65
  6. Michigan (Riley Flemington, Arjun Jha, Trent McFarland, Nick Foster) - 16:16.38
  7. Wisconsin (Andrew Casey, Bryce Stachewicz, Max Hartke, Joe dosReis) - 16:18.64
  8. Michigan State (Andrew Nolan, Luke Perelli, Alexander Penski, Owen Huard) - 16:34.29
  9. Duke (Austin Gabay, Zubeir Dagane, Ryan Wilson, Beck Wittstadt) - 16:39.74
  10. Georgia Tech (Nick Nyman, Myles Collins, Alexander Arrambide, Charlie Smith) - 16:40.15
  11. Clemson (Brian Kweyei, Corentin Serbource, Sawyer Dagan, Brandon Garcia) - 17:08.28

Men's 4xMile All-Time Records

  1. Ireland (Eamonn Coghlan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Frank O'Mara, Ray Flynn) - 15:49.08 - August, 1985
  2. Villanova (Sean Donoghue, Xian Shively, Marco Langon, Devon Comber) - 15:51.91 - April 27, 2024

  3. Duck Track Club (Matt Wisner, James West, Cole Hocker, Cooper Teare)- 15:52.05 - April, 2022 - Eugene
  4. New Zealand (Tony Rogers, John Bowden, Michael Gilchrist, John Walker) - 15:59.57 - March, 1983 - Auckland
  5. New Zealand (Kevin Ross, Tony Polhill, Dick Tayler, Dick Quax) - 16:02.4 - February, 1972 - Auckland
  6. Oregon (Matt Centrowitz, Andrew Wheating, Shadrack Biwott, Galen Rupp) 16:03.24 - May, 2009 - Eugene

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