Men’s Track & Field Victorious Against Maine, 102-85

DURHAM, N.H. – Sophomore Cameron Lyle (Plaistow, N.H.) and freshman Eric Guinto (Derry, N.H.) each submitted two first-place finishes and senior Anthony Vorachak (Lebanon, N.H.) produced three top-two showings as the University of New Hampshire men's track & field team defeated the University of Maine, 102-85, Saturday afternoon at Paul Sweet Oval.

Lyle won the shot put with a throw of 50 feet, 6.0 inches, while classmate Chris Dupuis (Plaistow, N.H.) was second at 49-6.50. Lyle was also victorious in the weight throw with a toss of 55-4.25, with senior Paul DeTurk (Durham, N.H.) placing second at 54-4.50.

Guinto was first in the 55 meters in a time of 6.62 seconds. Senior Wesley Cotnoir (Auburn, N.H.) was second at 6.90. Guinto also won the 200 meters in 23.75, while classmate Sheehan Michael (Durham, Conn.) was second at 24.13.

Vorachak placed in the top two in four of seven events to with the heptathlon with a total of 4,577 points. Vorachak was also second in the pole vault after clearing a height of 14-0, as well as second in the triple jump with a mark of 39-4.

Sophomore Matt Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) won the high jump with a leap of 6-8.

Freshman Jake Critelli (Southbury, Conn.) was first in the 500 meters in a time of 1:08.69.

Graduate student Tyler Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) won the mile in a time of 4:20.55, while freshman Joseph Jourdain (Hudson, N.H.) was second at 4:23.17.

Junior Sean Mitchell (Milford, Mass.) was victorious in the 800 meters in a time of 1:58.45, while freshman Kevin Greene was second at 1:59.65.

Senior Josh Kearns (Ridgefield, Conn.) finished first in the 1000 meters in a time of 2:29.97, while junior Jake McDougle (Walpole, N.H.) was second at 2:32.72.

Senior Alex Macleod (East Longmeadow, Mass.) won the 400 meters in a time of 51.46.

Sophomore Alex Beaulieu (Merrimack, N.H.) was victorious in the 3000 meters in a time of 8:46.22.

Mitchell, senior Christopher Janczyk (Bristol, Conn.), Critelli and Sheehan all teamed to win the 4x400-meter relay in a time of 3:30.09.

Greene, Kearns, junior Bill Godfrey (Merrimack, N.H.) and Dinnan all finished first in the 4x800-meter relay in a time of 7:56.50.

The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Jan. 22 (12 p.m.) when they play host to the College of the Holy Cross and Quinnipiac University at the Paul Sweet Oval.

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