PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Competing in his second decathlon on just two days' rest, Wesley College's Patrick Schlosser is in third place in the event after the first day of the historic Penn Relays at Franklin Field. Cornell's Austin Jamerson leads with 3,728 points, followed by Vinny Biunno of Franklin Pierce (3,508), Schlosser (3,383), David Karabinos of Cornell (3,240) and Penn's Sean Collins (3,018).
A native of Montgomery Village, Md., Schlosser was victorious in the 100m Dash (11.02), shot put (38-11.50") and 400m Dash (49.48) and collected 2,294 points in just those three events. Schlosser also set a personal-record in the long jump (19-03.50) and cleared 5-6 in the high jump while his shot put was also a personal-best.
Schlosser, who recorded a school-record 6,071 points in just his second-ever decathlon last weekend at Morgan State, will compete in day two of the decathlon on Wednesday morning where he will take part in the 110m hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin and 1,500m Run.
Schlosser's week does not get any easier as he is slated to compete in the 4x100, 4x200 and Sprint Medley Relays at the Penn Relays on Thursday and Friday afternoons.