DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire men's indoor track team placed second in a three-team meet it hosted Saturday at the Paul Sweet Oval. The Wildcats' 122 points placed them runner-up to Massachusetts, who accumulated 136 points. Holy Cross finished third with 100.
UNH swept the top three spots in both the 200-meter dash and the long jump. In the 200, junior Tim Constant (Alexander, N.H.) paced the field with a time of 23.42 seconds. He was followed by John Landerbe (Hamilton, Mass.) (23.85) and Dave Bailey (24.25). In the long jump, junior Craig Lange (Manchester, N.H.) recorded a jump of 6.58 meters to take top honors. He was followed by Greg Taylor (Allentown, Pa.) (6.54) and Constant (6.50).
The 'Cats captured three additional individual event victories and one team win. Lange also captured the top spot in the 400 with a time of 50.67, just one-hundredth of a second faster than teammate Brian Harmon. Taylor captured the triple jump title with a jump of 13.36 meters, besting the field by over a meter. In weight throw, senior Mike Puzzo (E. Hampton, Conn.) had a throw of 16.19 meters to take the win. The 4x400 relay team placed first with a time of 3:28.40.
The men's indoor track team returns to action on Feb. 2 when it competes in a dual meet at Rhode Island at 3 p.m.