Teams: Men's Track & Field: Schedule
FRESHMEN GAIN NOTICE AT SECOND TUFTS INVITATIONAL
COLLEGE MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
Saturday, January 27, 2007
At Brunswick, ME
|David Sorensen won the 5,000 meters for the
Jumbos at Bowdoin
BRUNSWICK, Me. -- The Tufts University men's track & field team took
first and second place in both the 55-meter hurdles and the high jump to
highlight its performance at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday. The
Jumbos scored 127.5 points to finish second out of five teams at the
In the high jump, sophomore James Bradley (Atkinson, NH) and
junior Jeremy Arak (Ipswich, MA) both cleared 6 feet, 5 1/2
inches, but Bradley was awarded the victory based upon clearing the
height in his first attempt. In the 55 hurdles, freshmen Ikenna
Acholonu (Shoreline, WA) and Jared Engelking (Westborough, MA)
were just 0.03 of a second apart, with Acholonu winning in 7.92
seconds and Engelking next in 7.95 seconds.
The Jumbos scored well in the dashes. Freshman Andrew Longley
(Short Hills, NJ) ran 23.06 seconds in the 200 meters to nip
Springfield's Steve Headley (23.13). Freshman Colin Fitzgerald
(Scarborough, MA) won the 400 with a time of 52 seconds flat to edge
Bowdoin's Brendan Egan (52.26). Senior Mickey Ferri (Stamford, CT)
took second in the 55 meters at 6.73 seconds, behind Headley's 6.56.
Junior Dave Sorensen (Dover, MA) gave the Jumbos a distance
victory in the 5,000 with a 15:19.41 time. Senior tri-captain Fred
Jones (Northfield, MA) won the triple jump by almost a foot with his
best of 46' 2 3/4". Junior Joe Brown added big points to the
Tufts effort with a second place in the shot put, heaving the ball 51'
10", just 3/4 of an inch behind winner Dom Uguccioni of Springfield.