April 1, 2007
Palo Alto, CA -
The men's track and field squad traveled to Palo Alto, California to compete in the highly competitive Stanford Invitational as a part of their annual spring break training trip. The team carried a very limited squad, and competed for the most part in distance events. A standout performance was sophomore Brian Schmidt's (West Hempstead, NY) race in the 5,000 meter, with a time quick enough for him to break into the Brown Top Ten Performances list.
Schmidt placed second in the fifth section of the 5,000 with his 14:20.60 run. Junior Nick Sarro (Chatham, NY) placed 31st in the third section of the race with a time of 14:46.32. Freshman Duriel Hardy (West Chester, PA) also competed in the event and placed 20th in the fifth section in 14:55.32.
Sophomore Stephen Chaloner (Merrimack, NH) competed in the 10,000 meter run and placed 14th in the third section with a time of 30:47.28.
In the middle distances, freshman John Loeser (Weston, CT) finished 38th in the "B" 1500 meter competition, running a 3:53.75. Sophomore Sean O'Brien (Westborough, MA) placed 25th in the "B" 800 meter competition with his time of 1:53.83.
In the triple jump, freshman Reginald Cole (Seattle, WA) placed third in the "B" competition with a 47-10.50 jump. This leap ranks Cole ninth on the Brown Top Ten Performances list.
The Bears will compete next with the entire squad at the UCONN Alumni Invitational in Storrs, CT on April 7.