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Men's Track and Field Competes at Ocean State Invitational

Holy Cross Athletics   04-13-2019

 PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island -- The Holy Cross men’s track and field team competed at the Ocean State Invitational on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, March 13.


  • Senior Myles Connor won the javelin with a throw of 50.32 meters.
  • Senior Brandon Thornhill placed third in the 110 meter hurdles in an IC4A-qualifying time of 14.90 seconds. Senior Alexander Escada placed fifth in a time of 15.79 seconds.  
  • Junior Garrett Fortin placed fourth in the 100 meters, clocking in at 11.34 seconds.
  • Sophomore Dan Dempsey placed third in the high jump, clearing 1.85 meters.
  • Sophomore Russell Abbott was third in the long jump with a mark of 6.29 meters. Sophomore Jordan Alloway placed sixth with a mark of 6.11 meters.
  • Senior Sawyer Badey had a fifth-place finish and leap of 12.38 meters in the triple jump.  
  • Junior Jacob Newton placed sixth in the 400 meters, clocking in at 52.21. Escada was close behind in seventh placing in a time of 52.24.
  • Thornhill also placed seventh in the 400 meter hurdles in a time of 56.14 seconds.
  • Senior Tom Chiappini was fifth in the discus at 38.36 meters, while his classmate, Liam Campbell, placed seventh at 34.29 meters. Freshman Sean Fitzpatrick was eighth with a mark of 33.42 meters.
  • Campbell had an eighth-place finish in the hammer at 39.42 meters.



  • The Crusaders are set to host the Holy Cross Invitational on April 20.

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