Distance Runners Dominate At Carla Coffey Invitational

Distance Runners Dominate At Carla Coffey Invitational

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – At the Smith College Carla Coffey Invitational distance runners Cameron Chase and Jimmy Cannon combined for three first place finishes as they led the men's track and field team.

THE BASICS

Men's – No Team Finish

HOW IT HAPPENED

Chase picked-up two first place finishes first taking the 800-meter run with a time of 2:03.75.  He also posted a time of 4:12.08 to take first in the 1,500-meter run.  Cannon's first place finish came in the 5,000-meter run with his time of 16:51.51.

Logan Mitchell sprinted his way to a fourth place finish in the 200-meter dash as he tripped the sensor with a time of 23.63 seconds.  Christian Hodgson continued his strong performances in Saturday's meet, as the freshman finished in second place in the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.73.  Adrian Higgins finished in fourth place in the 400 after crossing the finish line with a time of 52.27.

Anthony Lynch was a fourth place finisher in the 800 with his time of 2:14.91, while William Barrett took third in the 1,500 with a time of 4:25.35.  Prosper Lubega registered a fourth place time in the 400-meter hurdles (1:03.66).  The 4x400-meter relay team of Christopher Fleurima, William Hua, Justyn Santiago and Lynch recorded a combined time of 3:38.70 to take second. 

In the field events, Lubega finished in second in the high jump (5-08.75).  Jonathan Reed, Mitchell, and Fleurima finished in fifth, sixth, and seventh place in the long jump following jumps of 19-04.75, 19-02.50, and 18-07.00 feet respectively.

The Beacons lone thrower in Julian Collins competed in three events on Saturday.  His best finish came in the hammer throw as he took second with a toss of 132-10 feet.  He also finished in third place in the discus (111-04) and seventh in the shot put (35-05.25).  Mitchell recorded a throw of 113-07 to take sixth in the javelin.

WHAT'S NEXT

The Beacons will travel to Springfield College for the Outdoor Classic next Saturday.