Whiting Leads UNH at ICAAAA Meet

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- Senior pole vaulter Jamison Whiting (Salem, N.H.) earned UNH’s four points this weekend at the Inter-Collegiate Amateur Athletic Association of America meet hosted by Harvard University. Georgetown University won the event with 79 points.

Whiting placed fifth with a height of 16 feet, 4.75 inches earning four points for the Wildcats. It was the first time this season that Whiting did not win the pole vault. The trio of Chad Weathers (Conway, N.H.), Timothy Lyons (Wakefield, Mass.) and Andrew Thompson (Freedom, N.H.) had a solid showing in the weight throw competition. Lyons finished fourth in the second flight of the event with a toss of 56’ 06.50". Thompson’s throw of 55’10.50" was good enough for fifth in the third flight of the event, while Weathers placed sixth in the first flight with a distance of 52’04.50".

Kyle Schneck (Concord, N.H.) placed 3rd in his heat for the 800 meters, running the distance in 1:52.13. Schneck was just edged out of the finals by 25 hundredths of a second. Kevin Horgan (Ashburnham. Mass.) and Daniel Hocking (Merrimack, N.H.) competed in the mile and both finished in the top five in their respective heats. Hocking’s time of 4:19.21 placed him fourth and Horgan’s 4:15.18 put him fifth.

The last meet of the indoor season is the NCAA Championships on March 10-11 at the University of Arkansas.

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