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Men's Track and Field Kicks Off 2018-19 at BU Season Opener

Holy Cross Athletics   12-02-2018

 BOSTON, Mass. -- The Holy Cross men’s track and field team kicked off the 2018-19 indoor season at the Boston University Season Opener on Saturday, December 1.

Sophomore Michael Pichay had a third-place finish in the long jump, posting a mark of 6.72 meters. In the triple jump, he finished sixth, posting a New England-qualifying mark of 14.30 meters. Freshman Daniel Dempsey also had a third-place finish, hitting a personal-best 1.95 meters in the high jump.

Sophomore Gabe Piepergerdes finished third in the 600 meter run, posting a time of 1:21.99. Freddie Halloran was seventh, clocking in at 1:25.74.

Freshman Will Hornyak (sixth, 1:58.04) and sophomore Peter Mitchell (eighth, 1:59.71) finished inside the top eight of the 800 meters. Both times were personal bests. 

Junior Garrett Fortin finished eighth in the 200 meter dash, running a time of 22.99 seconds.

The Crusaders return to action next weekend at the URI Heptathlon on December 6 and 7, followed by the Howlin’ Husky Invitational on December 8.

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