April 14, 2012

Men’s Track & Field Impressive at Wildcat Invitational

DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Brice Paey (Milton, N.H.) captured the shot put for the second straight week and three other Wildcats won events as the University of New Hampshire men's track & field team played host to the Wildcat Invitational on Saturday at the Reggie F. Atkins Track.

The University of Maine, Rhode Island, Bowdoin, Colby-Sawyer and Fitchburg State also took part in the non-scoring meet.

Paey, who captured the shot put title this past indoor season, won the event for the second straight week with an IC4A-qualifying toss of 58-10.74.

Sophomore Kevin Greene (Silver Spring, Md.) captured the 1,500 meters for the second time in as many weeks, finishing in a time of 3:57.07.

In the high jump, junior Jason Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) claimed the high jump with a cleared height of 6-04.00.

Sophomore Jesse Swink (Groton, Conn.) won the javelin for the third time in as many weeks with an IC4A-qualifying toss of 192-10.

In the 800 meters, senior Tyler Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) and freshman James Anderson (Melrose, Mass.) finished second and third, respectively, in times of 1:55.56 and 1:55.84.

Freshman D'mahl McFadden (Penacook, N.H.) took second overall in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.50.

Freshman John Prizzi (Wycoff, N.J.) finished runner-up in the 3,000 meter steeplechase as he crossed the finish line in a time of 9:35.58.

Freshman Nicholas Sullivan (Newport, N.H.) placed third in the 400 meters with a time of 50.05.

Back in the field, junior Chris Dupuis (Plaistow, N.H.) added a third-place finish in the hammer throw with an IC4A-qualifying toss of 183-02.

The Wildcats return to action on April 18-19 at the Holy Cross Decathlon.

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