Men's Track and Field Fourth at Bowdoin Invitational

Jacob Mercier

Brunswick, ME --- Junior Ryan Moran (Pembroke, MA) and graduate student Jameel Galloway (Randolph, MA) each finished second in an individual event as Men's Track and Field was fourth at Saturday's Bowdoin Invitational. MIT paced the field with 272.33 points as Bowdoin followed with 111.83. Springfield came home third (104.83) and WPI tallied 59 points.

Moran came home second in the 1,000-meter run (2:35.47) while Galloway was second in the high jump as he soared 6-6. Moran, sophomore Lucas Roy (Bourne, MA), rookie Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) and junior Thomas Kostelak (Bernardsville, NJ) teamed up to finish second in the 4x800-meter relay as they posted an 8:04.79. Senior Tim Forrest (Madison, CT) was second in the 60-meter hurdles preliminaries and, despite improving his time by .07, finished third in the finals with an 8.59.

Sophomore Connor Morette (Leominster, MA) reached 12-7.5 for third in the pole vault while junior Nate Martel (Standish, ME) pitched in with a third-place heave of 47-5.75 in the weight throw. Junior Joey Collins (Standish, ME) and junior Nicholas Aleles (Tappan, NY) each posted a top-five finish in the 400-meter dash as they turned in times of 51.22 and 51.77 for third and fifth, respectively.

Freshman Nick Dalton (Woburn, MA) leaped 39-10.5 to take fifth in the triple jump and senior Matt Butler (Lincoln, RI) added a fifth-place showing in the shot put with a distance of 42-1.25. Sophomore Julian Dano (Merrimack, NH) was fifth (7.26) in the 60-meter dash while Collins was fifth in the 200-meter dash (23.41). Freshman David Goodrich (North Haven, CT) picked up a point in the 800-meter run with a sixth-place 2:06.04. Sophomore Jacob Mercier (Litchfield, NH) qualified for the D-III New England meet with a seventh-place 7.27 in the 60-meter dash.

The Engineers will participate in both the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Invitational and the Smith Invitational on Saturday.