Teams: Men's Track & Field: Schedule
LONG DISTANCE WINS HELP TUFTS TO SECOND PLACE AT NESCAC MEET
COLLEGE MEN'S TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
At Colby College (Waterville, ME)
Saturday, April 30, 2005
WATERVILLE, Me. -- Behind distance dominance from senior Nate Brigham (Penacook, NH) and junior
Matt Lacey (Amherst, MA), the Tufts University Men's Outdoor Track & Field team scored 135.5 points at the NESCAC Championships hosted by Colby College on Saturday. That put Tufts second behind Williams College, which scored 198.5 points.
Brigham won the 5,000 meters with a time of 15 minutes, 2.32 seconds, and Lacey blazed the 10,000 meters in 31:12.94 to win by almost 30 seconds. The time hit the NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 31:20 in the event.
As is often the case, sophomore Fred Jones (Northfield, MA) made a healthy contribution to the Tufts cause. He won both the Long Jump and the Triple Jump for the second straight year. His Long Jump of 6.94 meters edged Williams College's Branden Mirach at 6.71 meters. Jones improved his NCAA qualifying mark in the triple with a 14.34 meters result, winning handily.
Senior Raynald Carre (Middletown, CT) scored third-place points for Tufts in the 400 meter dash with a finish of 49.29 seconds. Carre led off the 4x400 group that also included
Pat Mahoney (Cranford, NJ), Nate Scott (East Hartford, CT) and
Trevor Williams (Clifton Park, NY) and finished second with a 3:19.52 time.
The Jumbos had three other thirds. Sophomore Jamil Ludd (Washington, DC) ran 15.97 seconds in the 110 meter hurdles, freshman
Jeremy Arak (Ipswich, MA) cleared 1.92 meters in the High Jump, and junior
Brandon Udelhofen (Cuba City, WI) heaving the Discus 46.98 meters.