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Men's Track and Field Set for BU Valentine Invite, URI Invite

Holy Cross Athletics   02-07-2019

The Holy Cross men’s track and field team will compete at Boston University’s David Hemery Valentine Invitational and the URI Coaches' Tribute on Saturday, February 9.

BU: Entries | Schedule of Events | Live Results | Live Video ($)

URI: Live Results 

LAST TIME OUT:

  • Holy Cross competed at the New England Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston on February 1 and 2. The Crusaders finished in 15th place. (Day One Recap | Day Two Recap)
  • A pair of school records fell during the weekend, as senior Alexander Escada scored 4,629 points in the heptathlon to place fourth and sophomore Michael Pichay had a leap of 14.98 meters in the triple jump to place third.
  • The Crusaders ran season-bests times in the 4x400 meter relay (3:23.38) and 4x800 meter relay (7:56.88).

 

LAST YEAR:

  • At the 2018 Valentine Invite, Escada placed 11th in the 60 meter hurdles in a time of 9.02 seconds.
  • Now-sophomore Garrett Fortin placed 50th in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.28 seconds, finishing just .01 seconds off the Holy Cross program record in the event.


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