Men’s Track & Field Falls to Maine, 102-89

DURHAM, N.H. – Six different Wildcats posted first-place performances and the 4x400 meter relay team cruised to a victory but the University of New Hampshire men's indoor track & field team fell to Maine, 102-89, Saturday afternoon at the Paul Sweet Oval.

Sophomore Isaiah Penn (Boston, Mass.) claimed the 400 meters as he crossed the finish line in a time of 51.38.

The Wildcats went one-two in the 500 meters, led by senior Joseph Lemay (Derry, N.H.) in a winning time of 1:09.82, while freshman Robert Richard-Snipes (Norfolk, Va.) took second at 1:11.38.

Junior Eric Stys (Stittville, N.Y.) captured the 800 meters in a time of 1:58.50, while sophomore Jeffrey Moretti (Guilford, Conn.) placed first in the 1,000 meters at 2:35.44.

In the mile, junior Nathaniel Hathaway (Scarborough, Maine) came up victorious with a time of 4:19.47, while freshman Brian Ferreira (Mansfield, Mass.) placed second in the 55-meter hurdles at 8.06.

Senior Victor Adejuyigbe (Penacook, N.H.) and sophomore Nicholas Sullivan (Newport, N.H.) finished second in the 55-meter dash and the 200 meters, respectively, in times of 6.56 and 23.43.

The Wildcats 4x400 meter relay team cruised to a first-place finish with a winning time of 3:25.29.

In the field, seniors Cameron Lyle (Plaistow, N.H.) and George Jumpp (Manchester, N.H.) went one-two in the weight throw, respectively, with tosses of 55-01.00 and 50-11.50.

Senior Matthew Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) and freshman Bryan Morris (Rumson, N.J.) added second-place finishes in the high jump and pole vault, respectively, with cleared heights of 6-04.25 and 13-05.25.

The Wildcats return to action on Saturday, Jan. 19 when they host Holy Cross and Stonehill in a tri-meet at the Paul Sweet Oval.

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