Men's Track and Field Captures Nine Events, Ties for First in Multi-Team Meet

GO TERRIERS Junior Matt Paulson won both the mile and 800m runs.
GO TERRIERS
Junior Matt Paulson won both the mile and 800m runs.
GO TERRIERS

Jan. 20, 2011

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BOSTON - Paced by nine first-place finishes, the Boston University men's track and field team tied for first at the Terriers' season-opening Multi-Team Meet at the BU Track and Tennis Center on Thursday night. Both BU and Sacred Heart finished with 108 points, while Boston College collected 93.

In his Terrier debut, junior Matt Paulson registered two wins, including his first victory of the meet in the mile run (4:11.66). He later claimed the 800-meter run with a time of 1:54.60.

Sophomore R.J. Page, junior Tewado Latty and senior Joel Senick each picked up sprint wins for the Terriers. Page won the 60m dash with a time 6.99, while Latty was victorious in 200m dash (22.13). In the 500m dash, Senick crossed the finish line in 1:03.21, while freshman Stephen Vitale was close behind with a time of 1:04.61, good for second place.

Graduate student Eric Ashe cruised to a victory in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:31.68, 14.42 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. Vitale, Senick, Latty and Page rounded out the track events with a win in the 4x400m relay (3:18.46).

In the field events, sophomore Adam Weaver (4.10m) and freshman Rafael Ayala (3.65m) placed first and second, respectively, in the pole vault, while senior Dan Withrow claimed the shot put title (15.30m).

The Terriers will return to action on Jan. 29 when they participate in the Terrier Invitational at the BU Track and Tennis Center.


 

 

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