February 28, 2012

Men's Indoor Track & Field Preps For IC4A Championship

Scoreboard: 23th of 34, New England Championship, Boston, Mass., 2/24-2/25
Schedule: Saturday-Sunday, March 3-4, IC4A Indoor Championship, Boston, Mass., 11:00 a.m. (3/3) and 9:30 a.m. (3/4)                                                                 

  • Select members of the Holy Cross men's indoor track and field will compete at the IC4A Indoor Championship this weekend in Boston on March 3-4. The Crusaders are coming off a 23rd place finish at the New England Championship.
  • Last season, graduate Brendan Medeiros led the men's team with a 20th place finish in the 1,000 with a time of 2:28.42, while senior Dan Altenau (Eastchester, N.Y.) placed 21st in the 3,000 with a time of 8:24.62. The 4x800 relay team of sophomore Sam McGrath (Tyngsboro, Mass.), junior Nick Poles (Quincy, Mass.), sophomore Nick Petsky (Manorville, N.Y.) and Medeiros finished 14th with a time of 7:41.52.
  • This year, McGrath and freshman Trevor Dutton (Burlington, Mass.) qualified and will compete in the 800 meter dash. The 4x800 meter relay team will also compete at the championship.
  • Last week at the New England Championship, Altenau led the way with an eighth place finish and time of 8:26.79 in the 3,000 meter run. Sophomore Ross Davies (Salem, N.H.) finished the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.36 seconds and the 4x800 meter relay team crossed the finish line in fourth place with a time of 7:40.76.