February 10, 2007

Track and Field Squad Competes at St.Valentine's Invite

Feb. 10, 2007

Boston, MA - Senior Grant Bowen's (Plainwell, MI) second place finish in the pole vault highlighted the St. Valentine's Invitational for the men's track and field team. The meet was hosted by Boston University. This was the last meet for many of the Bears, who will be resting next weekend before the Heptagonal Championships just two weeks away.

On the track, McClintock placed third in the 55 meter hurdles in 7.60. Sophomore Stephen Chaloner (Merrimack, NH) placed ninth in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 8:18.33. In the 1,000 meter run, freshman John Loeser (Weston, CT) placed twelfth with a 2:29.40run. Junior Nick Sarro (Chatham, NY) placed eighteenth in the mile in 4:13.97.

In the field, Bowen's second place finish consisted of a 15-01.00 jump in the championship heat of the event. Sophomore Miles Craigwell (Boston, MA) placed fifth in the triple jump with a 46-01.25 jump, followed by freshman Reginald Cole (Seattle, WA) in eight with a 45-05.75. Junior Deshaun Mars (Brooklyn, NY) placed eleventh in the long jump in 21-03.5. Sophomore David Howard (Columbia, MD) placed fifth in the shot put with a 52-02.00 throw, followed by freshman Bryan Powlen (Kennenna, IN) in twelfth with a 48-00.75 throw. Howard also finished eleventh in the weight throw, with a 55-04.25 throw.

Some of the Bears will compete again on February 18th at the USATF New England Championships in Boston, Massachusetts, while others will take the weekend off to prepare for the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships on February 24th and 25th.

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