Teams: Men's Track & Field: Schedule
ENGELKING WINS 55-HURDLES AT MIT INVITATIONAL
COLLEGE MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
Saturday, February 14, 2009
At Cambridge, MA
|Quad-captain Skip Pagel led off for the
CAMBRIDGE -- With the Tufts University men's indoor track & field
team split between non-scoring meets at Boston University and MIT, the
hurdles pair of juniors Jared Engelking (Westborough, MA) and
Ikenna Acholonu (Shoreline, WA) provided the MIT highlight with a
1-2 finish on Saturday.
Engelking won the 55-meter hurdles in 7.92 seconds with Acholonu on
his heels in second place with a time of 7.98 seconds. Engelking was
also part of the team's second-place run in the 4x400-meter relay. He
ran the second leg, behind senior quad-captain Skip Pagel (Mystic,
CT) and in front of junior third-leg Trevor Donadt (Northborough,
MA) and sophomore anchor Brendad Blaney (New York, NY). They
timed 3:32.86, a second behind relay winner Middlebury.
Other Jumbos placing among the top five at the meet included
sophomore pole vaulter Sam Read (Barkhamsted, CT), who was fourth
with a 14'2 3/4" (4.34m) performance. The Jumbos also had two fifths:
sophomore James Wheeler (Hanover, MA) in the long jump at 20'10
1/2" (6.36m) and freshman Matt Williams (Punta Gorda, FL) in the
shot put at 43'5 3/4" (13.25m).
Tufts heads back to MIT next weekend (Feb. 20-21) for the start of
the championship season at the New England Division III meet. Coach
Ethan Barron's squad is the defending champion.