Teams: Men's Track & Field: Schedule
ENGELKING WINS PENTATHLON TITLE AT NEW ENGLAND DIV. III MEET
COLLEGE MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
New England Div. III Championships
At Lewiston, ME
Friday-Saturday, February 19-20, 2010
|Jared Engelking won the pentathlon with an
NCAA qualifying score
LEWISTON, Me. -- Senior quad-captain Jared Engelking
(Westborough, MA) of the Tufts University men's indoor track &
field team won the 2010 New England Division III pentathlon
championship on Friday at Bates College. Engelking's score of 3,513
points is well over the 3,350 NCAA Division III provisional
The runner-up in the event last season, Engelking is the third Tufts
athlete in the last four years to win the New England Division III
indoor pentathlon. He scored a whopping 860 points in the 55-meter
hurdles with a winning time of 7.89 seconds, and added 761 more points with his
2:50.44 finish in the 1,000 meters. Engelking did not score fewer than
600 points in any of the five events. He finished with a 66-point margin
of victory over Williams College's Isaac Nicholson (3,447).
His victory helped Tufts narrowly earn third place at the meet. Coach
Ethan Barron's team finished with 65 points, two ahead of fourth-place
Amherst (63) and four ahead of fifth-place Southern Maine (61).
Engelking returned on Saturday to finish as the runner-up in the
55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.85 seconds. He was followed in third
place by classmate Trevor Donadt (Northborough, MA), who had a
time of 7.9 seconds.
Freshman Jeff Marvel (Naples, FL) was a strong contributor to
the team's effort. He ran third in the 800 meters, crossing the finish
line with a 1:57.01 time. He also ran the second leg of the third-place
4x800 relay that had a 7:58.01 time. Senior Jason Hanrahan (Westport,
CT), senior quad-captain Billy Hale (Menlo Park, CA), and
freshman Dan Kirschner (Short Hills, NJ) made up the rest of the
Freshman Matt Rand (Cape Elizabeth, ME) added six points to
the team total with his third place in the 5,000 meter run (15:19.71).
MIT won the team title with 132.5 points. Williams College was the
runner-up with 109 points.
Tufts is at BU for the All-New England Championships next weekend