DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire men's track & field team, led by a second-place finish by Gregory Taylor (Allentown, Pa.) in the triple jump, earned 21.33 points and placed 16th at the 38-team New England Track and Field Championships that were held at UNH's Reggie F. Atkins Track and Field Facility from May 8-10.
Taylor's effort of 49-feet-6.5 was the second-best triple jump effort and earned eight points for the Wildcats on Saturday. Three Wildcats earned seventh-place finishes at the meet.
John Landerbe (South Hampton, Mass.) advanced through the 200-meter preliminaries on Friday with a time of 22.56 seconds, then took seventh place in Saturday's final as he crossed the line in 22.29.
Also on Friday, Timothy Perry (Bethel, Conn.) recorded the seventh-fastest time in the 5000m at 14:44.30 and James Olsen (Londonderry, N.H.) was the seventh runner to cross the finish line in the 10000m with a clocking of 32:01.76.
The other individual Wildcat to place at the meet was Tyler Danen (Oconomowoc, Wisc.). His height of 6-3.25 was good for eighth place in the high jump.
UNH earned its other points in the relay events. The Wildcats had the fifth-best time in the 4x800m and finished seventh in the 4x.100.