BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – In their first meet of the 2019 outdoor campaign, the men's track and field team put together a solid afternoon of performances as the Beacons finished in 13th place Saturday afternoon at the Bridgewater State University Invitational.
Men's – 13th out of 18 teams (19 points)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Jonathan Hodge and Jonathan Reed both competed in the 400-meter dash, with Hodge leading the way with a time of 55.85 seconds to earn 16th place overall. Reed finished right behind his teammate with a time of 56.96 seconds to take 20th place overall.
Christopher Fleurima completed the 800-meter run with a time of 2:21.90, while in the long 1,500-meter run Cameron Chase and Jimmy Cannon earned top-12 finishes. Chase led the distance runners with a time of 4:24.00 to take 10th place, while Cannon posted a time of 4:26.29.
Adrian Higgins earned a fourth place time in the 400-meter hurdles as he crossed the finish line with a time of 1:01.44.
The 4x100-meter relay earned a fifth-place finish overall as the team of Andres Gonzales, Khorey James, Eaden Marti, and William Hua finished with a combined time of 49.86. Prosper Lubega led the way in the field events with a seventh-place finish in the high jump. His final leap was marked at 5-08.75 feet.
Xavier Hill notched a fourth-place finish in the long jump with a final distance of 20-03.00 feet. Logan Mitchell finished in seventh place in the long jump with a final distance of 19-08.75 feet. Hua posted a jump of 16-05.25 feet in the event.
In his first discus throw of the season, Julian Collins finished in eighth place with a throw of 110-03 feet. Hodge took 24th place in the javelin with a throw of 119-11 feet. Also competing in the javelin was Justyn Santiago who finished with a throw of 76-06 feet, and Christian Hodgson who finished with 33-03 feet as his final throw.
The Beacons will compete at the Tufts University Invite next Saturday in Medford.