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UMass Lowell 196, Tufts 172, Bowdoin 165, MIT 125
At Cambridge, MA
Saturday, April 10, 2004

Meet Results

CAMBRIDGE, Ma. - The Jumbo men's outdoor track & field team scored 172 points to UMass Lowell's 196 to take second place in the MIT Quad held on Saturday. NESCAC rival Bowdoin finished in third place with 165 points, while MIT rounded out the group in fourth place with 125 points.

Tufts' best event of the day was the 5,000 Meter Run, as they took three of the top four spots in the event. Junior Nate Brigham (Penacook, NH) ran a time of 15 minutes, 11.14 seconds to finish in first place, and teammate Matt Lacey (Amherst, MA) came in second with a time of 15:19.99. Freshman Josh Kennedy (Guildford, CT) came in fourth in 15:23.27, less than a second behind the third-place finisher, as the Jumbos scored 21 points in the event.

Freshman Nate Cleveland (Auburn, ME) and sophomore Brandon Udelhofen (Cuba City, WI) were the other two Jumbos to finish first in their events. Cleveland won the 800 Meter Run in 1:55.98, despite being seeded fifth heading into the race. Sophomores Patrick Mahoney (Cranford, NJ) and Matt Fortin (Raymond, ME) finished fifth and sixth in the event with times of 1:57.25 and 1:57.44, respectively. Udelhofen won the discus throw with a toss of 146 feet, 11 inches, winning the event for the second straight week. Teammate Jason Galvin (Norwell, MA) had a throw of 121 feet, 8 inches for fourth place.

The runners turned in three second place finishes at the meet. Aaron Kaye (Los Altos, CA) finished second in the 1,500 Meter Run with a time of 4:05.12, while junior Nate Thompson (South Portland, ME) finished second in the 110 Meter Hurdles with a time of 15.81 seconds. Thompson also took second in the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 8 inches and fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet. In the 3,000 Meter Steeplechase Fortin and senior captain Peter Jurczynski (Schenectady, NY), who finished second and third with times of 9:31.90 and 9:33.86, respectively.

The field events also went well, highlighted by Evan Blaser's (Manhattan Beach, CA) second-place finish in the high jump with a best jump of 6 feet and Dan March's (Bethesda, MD) second-place finish in the hammer throw with a throw of 159 feet, 2 inches.