Men's Track and Field Places Second at Holy Cross
WORCESTER, Mass. – Four Wildcats claimed individual titles and the 4x400m relay team added a first-place finish as the University of New Hampshire men's track & field team placed second in a quad-meet at the College of the Holy Cross' Hart Track on Tuesday afternoon.
New Hampshire tallied 154 points to finish behind the University of Rhode Island (217), but ahead of Holy Cross (136) and Worcester State (113).
The Wildcats were dominant in the 1500m as they claimed the top six spots, led by graduate student Tyler Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) who won the race in a time of 3:54.30. Senior Joshua Kearns (Ridgefield, Conn.) and sophomore David Gervais (Nashua, N.H.) followed in second and third, respectively, in times of 3:57.20 and 4:00.40.
Freshman Kevin Greene (Silver Spring, Md.) won the 800m in a time of 1:53.66. Kearns was second at 1:55.40.
The Wildcats' 4x400m relay team earned a first-place finish in a time of 3:24.86.
In the field, sophomore Matthew Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) was victorious in the high jump with a leap of 1.93m, while fellow sophomore Jason Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) took second with an equal jump of 1.93m.
Freshman Jesse Swink (Groton, Conn.) picked up a second-place finish in the javelin with a throw 55.27m.
Back on the track, junior William Godfrey (Merrimack, N.H.) was third in the 400m as he crossed the finish line in a time of 50.61.
Sophomore Mike Marshall (Salem, N.H.) placed third in the 110m hurdles in a time of 14.96.
The Wildcats return to action on Thursday, April 28 when they take part in day one of the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa.