April 7, 2012

Men’s Track & Field Competes against Maine, Holy Cross

DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Brice Paey (Milton, N.H.) remained undefeated in the shot put this season and four other Wildcats won events as the University of New Hampshire men's track & field team hosted a non-scoring tri-meet on Saturday at the Reggie F. Atkins Track & Field Facility.

The Wildcats were joined by the University of Maine as well as the College of the Holy Cross.

Paey, the reigning America East Field Performer of the Week, won the shot put in back-to-back weeks with an IC4A-qualifying toss of 56-07.50. Junior Cameron Lyle (Plaistow, N.H.) took third with a throw of 49-07.25.

Junior Chris Dupuis (Plaistow, N.H.) claimed the hammer throw with an IC4A-qualifying toss of 178-02, while sophomore George Jumpp (Manchester, N.H.) was runner-up and also qualified for the IC4As with a toss of 176-02. Jumpp also took third in the discus with a toss of 137-11.

Sophomore Jesse Swink (Groton, Conn.) captured the javelin for the second times in as many weeks, winning with a toss of 185-03.

In the high jump, junior Matthew Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) won with a cleared height of 6-04.00, while Jason Gaurente (Saugus, Mass.) was runner-up at 6-02.00.

On the track, the Wildcats swept the top three spots in the 1,500 meters, led by sophomore Kevin Greene (Silver Spring, Md.), crossing the finish line in a time of 3:58.55. Freshmen Jeffrey Moretti (Guilford, Conn.) and John Prizzi (Wycoff, N.J.) finished second and third, respectively, in times of 3:59.56 and 4:00.45.

Freshman Nicholas Sullivan (Newport, N.H.) added a pair of second-place finishes in the 100- and 200-meters, finishing in respective times of 11.20 and 22.14.

Freshman Isaiah Penn (Boston, Mass.) and senior Sean Mitchell (Milford, Mass.) added respective second and third-place finishes in the 400 meters, finishing with times of 49.83 and 49.94.

In the 110-meter hurdles, freshman D'mahl McFadden (Penacook, N.H.) finished second in a time of 16.25, while fellow rookie Daniel Johnson took third at 16.58.

Sophomore Eric Stys (Stittville, N.Y.) also added a third-place finish in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.49, while junior Kent Harlow (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) took third in the 3,000 meters at 8:49.94.

In the long jump, senior Max Hoddwells (Wayne, Maine) and freshman Nicholas Pesaturo (Peabody, Mass.) turned in respective second and third finishes with leaps of 22-01.00 and 21-04.25.

New Hampshire returns to action on Saturday, April 14 when they host the Wildcat Invitational I at the Reggie F. Atkins Track & Field Facility at 11 a.m.

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