Feb. 25, 2007
New York, NY -
The men's track and field team took fifth place in the Heptagonal Championships this weekend, with 48 points. Princeton won the team title with 154 points. The Bears scored in nine different events, including first place finishes in the 60 meter dash, and shot put.
Junior Paul Raymond (Miami, FL) defended his Ivy League title in the 60 meter dash, winning the race for the second consecutive year. His 6.85 run earned the Bears ten points.
Sophomore David Howard (Columbia, MD) won the shot put and earned the Bears ten points with his 58-03.75 throw. Howard's performance ranks him third on the Brown top ten indoor performance list.
Sophomore Sean O'Brien (Westborough, MA) placed sixth in the 800 meter run in 1:53.13.
Freshman Reginald Cole (Seattle, WA) placed fourth in the triple jump. His 49-00.25 jump earned the Bears four points.
The men's distance medley relay team placed fourth. O'Brien, Ozzie Myers '08 (Chittenango, NY), Nick Sarro '08 (Chatham, NY), and Kevin Cervantes '10 (Los Angeles, CA) ran a time of 9:57.32 in the event. The Bears placed sixth in the 4x3200 meter relay with a 7:46.25 run. Colin Brett '10 (Easton, PA), Duriel Hardy '10 (West Chester, PA), Neil Hamel '07 (Cumberland, RI), and John Loeser '10 (Weston, CT) competed in the relay.
This marks the end of the season for the majority of the team. Some athletes will continue on to the ECAC championship meet on March 3rd, and 4th in Boston, MA while others will begin to prepare for the upcoming spring track season.