Feb. 19, 2006
Cambridge, MA -
The men's track and field team competed at the USATF-New England Championships on Sunday at Harvard. In anticipation of next weekend's Heptagonal Championships, a significant number of athletes either rested or did not compete in their primary events.
Sophomore Ikenna Achilihu (Monroe, LA) also won his specialty, the triple jump with a mark of 50-00.5.
Sophomore Paul Raymond (Miami, FL) was third overall in the 60-meter dash at 6.97, and classmate Luke Renick (Warrenton, VA) was fifth at 7.03. Junior Christian Tabib (Valapariso, IN) clocked 50.36 in the 400-meter dash for ninth overall.
Sophomore Matthew Jasmin (Middletown, NY) took fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.50 and senior Todd Kapostasy (Madison, OH) was also third in his event, the high jump. Another third place finish came from rookie Mike Woods (Westfield, NJ) in the pole vault.
Brown swept spots 4-7 in the long jump thanks to the efforts of juniors Stephen Bernardi (Haddon Heights, NJ) and Alex Ramirez (Miami, FL) and sophomores Deshaun Mars (Brooklyn, NY) and Adam Standley (Hampden, ME).
Brown also took spots 3-6 in the shot put with sophomore Mathieu Frankel (Newton, MA), freshmen David Howard (Columbia, MD) and Eric Wood (Eugene, OR) and junior Paul Rosiak (Woodridge, NJ) in the circle. Howard also took second in the weight throw at 54-07.25, and senior Kent Walls (Beckley, WV) was third in the event at 53-05.5.
The Bears travel next to Hanover, N.H. to take part in the Indoor Heptagonal Championships. The two-day meet will start at 10 am on Saturday morning.