Jon Fernandez and Jessica Whitmore shined for the Mount St. Mary's men's and women's indoor track and field teams on the first day of competition at the prestigious Penn State National Invitational on Friday.
Fernandez made it to the finals, finishing tied for eighth in the weight throw on Friday night. His toss of 16.87m (55' 4.25") set a school record and missed qualifying for the IC4A Championships by one inch.
Whitmore qualified for the semifinals in the 60m dash with an ECAC qualifying time of 7.63 seconds. In the semifinals, she finished in 12th place with a time of 7.67 seconds.
Also for the Mount on Friday, Morgan Ostasewski finished 15th in the weight throw with a toss of 15.15m.