Men's Track & Field Heads To Patriot League Indoor Championship

Nick Poles

Scoreboard: No Team Scores, Valentine Invitational, Boston, Mass., 2/10
Schedule: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19, Patriot League Indoor Championship, Lewisburg, Pa., 12:00 p.m. (2/17)/11:00 a.m (2/18)/12:00 p.m. (2/19)           

  • The Holy Cross men's indoor track team returns to action this weekend, Friday-Sunday Feb. 17-19 at the Patriot League Indoor Championship at Bucknell in Lewisburg, Pa. Last season, the Crusaders finished eighth of eight in the competition and were led by graduate Brendan Medeiros who finished third in the 1,000 meter run with a time of 2:27.84 and senior Dan Altenau (Eastchester, N.Y.) who finished in sixth with a time of 8:25.50 in the 3,000 meter run.
  • Other notable finishes at the 2011 championship included Medeiros' 10th place finish in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 14:56.98 and graduate Alex Johnson's 11th place finish in the long jump with a distance of 6.61 meters. Senior Chandler Fenner (Virginia Beach, Va.) missed qualifying for the finals in the 200 meter dash by just two-hundredths of a second, crossing the line in the preliminaries at 22.37.
  • The Crusaders traveled to Boston University to take part in the Valentine Invitational last weekend. Senior Alex Martin (Sutton, Mass.) led the way for the Crusaders in the field events finishing 18th in the triple jump while sophomore Ross Davies (Salem, N.H.) earned the top Holy Cross finish in the track events placing 30th in the 200 meter dash.