Fitchburg, MA --- Six individuals and the 4x400-meter relay claimed victories for WPI men's track and field at the non-scoring Jim Sheehan Memorial Meet hosted by Fitchburg State on Saturday.
Austin Holliday (Danville, CA) paced the Engineers with wins in the 100-meter dash (11.38) and the 200-meter dash (22.94) while David Frederick (Orono, ME) and Connor Morette (Leominster, MA) shared the pole vault title with a height of 13-7.25. Warren Staver (Centreville, MA) was the top collegiate participant in the 400-meter dash (49.69) and Austin Scott (Waddington, NY) clocked a time of 4:11.38 to win the 1,500-meter dash.
Nate Martel (Steep Falls, ME), Harry Lanphear (Manchester, ME) and Jason Beauregard (New Bedford, MA) took the top three spots in the hammer throw with heaves of 150-7, 147-7 and 147-6, respectively. The foursome of Holliday, Ryan Dennis (Milford, CT), Staver and Joey Collins (Standish, ME) used a time of 3:31.80 to take the 4x400. Dennis also placed fourth in the 200-meter dash (23.41) while Collins was second overall in the 400m with a 51.33.
Brian D'Amore (Medfield, MA), Holliday, Jacob Mercier (Litchfield, NH) and Hugh Whelan (Madison, CT) came home second in the 4x100 as did Brandon Hoghaug (Douglas, MA) in the high jump with a height of six feet. Scott rounded out the top three finishers with a time of 1:56.93 in the 800-meter run.
Jason Bugarin (Fitchburg, MA), George Kuegler (Tewksbury, MA) and Brendan Johnson (Pembroke, MA) each posted a fifth place finishes on the day. Bugarin took 33:34.54 to complete the 10,000-meter run while Kuegler turned in a time of 17.48 in the 110-meter hurdles and Johnson threw the discus 126 feet.
WPI heads to Springfield on Saturday for a meet that also features Coast Guard.
|Name||Event||Performance / Meet||Qualified For|
|Austin Holliday||200m||22.26 / Coast Guard Invitational||DIII NE, ECAC, All-New England|
|Warren Staver||400m||49.79 / Jim Sheehan Memorial Meet||DIII NE, ECAC|
|Austin Scott||800m||1:56.93 / Jim Sheehan Memorial Meet||DIII NE*|
|David Frederick||Pole Vault||14-1.25 / Coast Guard Invitational||DIII NE|
|Connor Morette||Pole Vault||13-7.25 / Jim Sheehan Memorial Meet||DIII NE*|
|Nate Martel||Hammer||158-4 / Coast Guard Invitational||DIII NE, ECAC|
|Harry Lanphear||Hammer||149-2 / Coast Guard Invitational||DIII NE
|Jason Beauregard||Hammer||147-6 / Jim Sheehan Memorial Meet||DIII NE|
Bold = New Qualification Performance, * = Improved Qualification Performance