BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire men’s indoor track and field team has been selected second in the America East Preseason Coaches Poll as University at Albany compiled eight first-place votes to capture first in the poll.
    The University of New Hampshire took one first-place vote in its second-place standing with 55 points. Boston University (47 points) came in at third, followed closely by UMBC (44) and Binghamton University (39). University of Maine (22), Stony Brook University (19), University of Vermont (18) and University of Hartford (9) rounded out the nine-team poll.
    Its senior class and an abundance of veterans will lead New Hampshire for the 2006-07 season. Senior Tristan Hall (Londonderry, N.H./Londonderry) will lead the jumping events after winning last year’s long jump. Middle-distance runner Travis Parker (Fairfax, Va.) returns after finishing second in the 200-meter dash. Junior Jordan Horowitz (Evanston, Ill/Evanston) will return as another top runner for the Wildcats. Throwers Josh Edwards (Pelham,N.H.) and Reed Liset (Dover, N.H./Dover) could earn points in several field events.
    UNH opens the 2006-07 campaign at the Husky Invitational on Saturday (Dec. 2) at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The meet is scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m.

2006 Preseason Poll

1. Albany (8)                     64
2. New Hampshire (1)    55
3. Boston U.                      47
4. UMBC                           44
5. Binghamton                 39
6. Maine                           22
7. Stony Brook                19
8. Vermont                      18
9. Hartford                        9
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