Men's Track & Field Takes Third

April 25, 2007


Worcester, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's track and field team hosted their second home meet of the season on Tuesday, placing third out of five teams. In the javelin, junior Nathaniel Couture (Taunton, Mass.) threw a distance of 59.54m (195-04), once again beating the qualifying standard for the New England Championship. Junior Thomas Harrison (Wilmington, N.C.) placed first in the triple jump, jumping 14.25m (46-9.00). On the track, freshman Kyle Rougeot (Torrington, Conn.) ran the 1500m in 4:03.91, taking first place in the event.

Harrison took second in the long jump, jumping a distance of 6.95m (22-09.75). Sophomore Jonathan Medeiros (New Bedford, Mass.) placed fifth in the shot put with a throw of 14.63m (47-02.50). Junior Patrick McGuire (Franklin, Mass.) placed fourth in the triple jump with a jump of 12.39m (40-07.75).

In the 400m dash, junior Sean Murphy (Shrewsbury, Mass.) and freshman Chase Kennedy (Marblehead, Mass.) took third and fourth places, respectively. Murphy crossed the line in 50.98 as Kennedy covered the distance in 51.65 seconds. Sophomore Sebastian Fidelus (Jersey City, N.J.) placed fourth in the 800m run with a time of 1:58.99. Sophomore Andrew Maggio (Chelmsford, Mass.) ran the 200m dash in 22.51 seconds, earning himself second place. Sophomore Kevin Lucid (New Providence, N.J.) placed third in the 5000m run with a time of 15:50.86.

The Crusaders earned a total of 93 points on the day, beating Quinnipiac and Worcester State College. UNH won the meet with a total of 226 points. URI came in second, totaling 210 points on the day.

The Crusaders will travel to Brown University in Providence, R.I. for the Brown Springtime Invitational on Sunday, April 49. The meet is scheduled to start at 10:00 AM