Princeton sophomore Tom Hopkins '10 breaks 52-year record
April 14, 2012
Sophomore Tom Hopkins (Haverford School Class of 2010) erased a 52-year Princeton record in the 400 at the Patriot Invitational at George Mason on Saturday, April 14.
Hopkins time of 46.23 bests Dick Edmunds '61 time from 1960 when Edmunds ran 46.44. His time is 0.51 seconds than his previous best of 47.14. Mike Eddy '11 ran 46.49 in 2009, Royce Reed '99 ran 46.57 in 1996 and John Mack '00 ran 46.68 in 2000 to round out the top five times in 400 in program history.
Princeton finished third in both the 4x100 and 4x400. In the 4x100, senior Ivan Charbonneau, Hopkins, freshman William Egi, and freshman Daniel McCord ran 41.34.