Men's Track and Field Claims Wolfie Invitational Title
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – The University of New Hampshire men's track and field team competed at the Wolfie Invitational at Stony Brook University on Saturday. The team finished with 156 points while Vermont came in second with 136. Fordham took third with 81 while Stony Brook finished fourth with 74. Sacred Heart (71), Manhattan (66), Marist (11) and NYU (8) rounded out the rest of the field.
Nicholas Sullivan (Newport, N.H.) blazed through the 200M dash, earning victory with a time of 22.47. Kevin Greene (Silver Spring, Md.) won the 1,500M run with a time of 3:50.81, nearly six seconds ahead of second place.
John Prizzi (Wycoff, N.J.) and Jeremy Wildgoose (Woodstock, Conn.) took first and second in the 3000M steeplechase. Prizzi finished with a time of 9:28.90 as Wildgoose completed the event with a time of 9:46.67.
Christopher Dupuis (Plaistow, N.H.) shared gold in the hammer throw with Matthew Wagner of Sacred Heart as the duo hit a mark of 52.47 in the event.
Jesse Swink (Groton, Conn.) wrapped up the results with a gold-medal performance in the javelin. Swink threw the javelin a distance of 59.93, nearly six meters further than second place.
The team will return to action on Tuesday, April 23 as they travel to Holy Cross for a tri-meet between Holy Cross and Rhode Island. The competition starts at 2 p.m.