April 13, 2013

Men's Track & Field Takes First in Wildcat Invitational

DURAHM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men's track and field squad took first place at the Wildcat Invitational Saturday, finishing with 256 points.

The Wildcats finished ahead of Maine (156 points), Bowdoin (143), Bentley (77), Colby-Sawyer (39) Fitchburg St. (32) and Babson (29).

Isaiah Penn (Boston, Mass.) gave New Hampshire its first top finish of the day in the 400M dash. Penn broke the tape with a time of 50.16. Kevin Greene (Silver Spring, Md.) followed suit with a gold medal in the next event, the 800M run. Greene finished with a time of 1:52.34.

Tyler Mulcahy (Weymouth, Mass.) leapt his way to first place in the 400M hurdles, crossing the line at 55.89. In the 4x400M relay, Seth Sheridan, Nicholas Sullivan (Newport, N.H.), Penn and Joseph Lemay (Derry, N.H.) collectively took first with a time of 3:25.22.

Matthew Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) took the high jump for the third-consecutive week, clearing a height of 1.98 meters. Jason Guarente (Saugus, Mass.) also cleared a height of 1.98 meters.

Senior Max Hoddwells (Wayne, Maine) collected a first-place finish in the long jump, leaping to a distance of 6.90 meters. In the following event, the triple jump, Hoddwells took first with a distance of 14.77 meters.

Christopher Dupuis (Plaistow, N.H.) recorded first place in the hammer throw. His final distance was 51.08 meters.

The Wildcats return to action for the Holy Cross Decathlon, a two-day event. The event starts on Wednesday, April 17 at 10 a.m.

 
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