Men's Track & Field

Men's Track Opens Outdoor Season at Bryant Black and Gold Invitational

Men's Track Opens Outdoor Season at Bryant Black and Gold Invitational

The Central Connecticut men's track and field team opened the 2017 outdoor season at the Bryant University Black and Gold Invitational on Sunday.  The Blue Devils, who had their home meet on Saturday canceled due to the winter weather, totalled 136 points in the nine team field.

Sophomore Jero Sneh finished fifth in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.28.  He would follow that up with a 10th place finish in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.75, a new personal best.

In the 400 meter dash senior Zach Andrews finished 10th in a time of 52.87.

Senior Joseph Gioielli was strong in the 1,500 meter run winning with a time of 3:57.73, just outkicking junior teammate Austin Trainor who finished in 3:57.83.

In the 5,000 meter run it was senior Tyler Raymond who finished third in a time of 14:56.00.  Junior Ryan Hertzog was eighth in 15:16.60.

Sophomore Edwin Alston, fresh off a stellar indoor season, won the 110 meter hurdles in a time of 14.65 (IC4A qualifying time).  Sophomore Quincy Sanchez was fifth in 15.27.

In the 400 meter hurdles it was sophomore Franklin Bartley who finished fourth in 58.34 and Sanchez was sixth in 1:00.18.  Sophomore Kyle Welch finished third in the 3,000 meter steeplechase in 10:18.40.

Freshman Marquis Ward won the high jump with a jump of 1.92 meters.  Classmate Kevorni Welsh was second with a jump of 1.87 meters.  Ward also jumped 13.48 meters to finish third in the triple jump.  

Junior Sam Borecki was second in the pole vault with a jump of 4.25 meters.

In the long jump it was freshman Jack St. Clair who finished third with a jump of 6.05 meters, and Welsh was fifth at 5.83 meters.

The Blue Devils placed 2-3-4-5 in the javelin.  Senior Jeremy Willis was second with a throw of 60.76 meters (IC4A qualifying throw), while freshman Nana Kissi (56.48) was third, junior Tyler Latham (53.86) was fourth and senior James Frey (52.87) was fifth.  Kissi's distance was a personal best.