Washington Township graduate Jake Kolodziej, a Rowan sophomore, opened the indoor season with a big indoor 800 PR at Ocean Breeze.
Kolodziej ran 1:55.75 to win the 800 at the Fastrack Season Opener at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, N.Y. He finished first of 32 runners and won by more than 1 1/2 seconds over second-place Stephen McClellan of St. Joe’s.
Kolodziej ran his overall 800 PR of 1:55.29 outdoors at the Oscar Moore Invitational in Glassboro last April. His previous indoor PR was 1:56.86 from last year’s Fastrack Invite, which he also won.
At Washington Township, Kolodziej had a PR of 1:57.10 from a meet at West Chester (Pa.) Henderson in May of 2018 and an indoor PR of 2:01.67 from indoor sectionals at the Bubble in Toms River in February of 2018.