Feb. 23, 2013
BOSTON - The Boston University men's track & field team finished fourth during the two-day New England Championships held Feb. 22-23 at the BU Track and Tennis Center.
The Terriers finished with 43 points, behind only Connecticut (164.50), Rhode Island (97.50) and Northeastern (74). BU easily bested the other three America East schools that competed this weekend.
The 4x400m relay team of senior Tewado Latty, freshman David Lagerberg, senior R.J. Page and graduate student Zachary Ray set a new meet and school record with their first-place time of 3:09.45. The quartet broke the previous school record of 3:09.83 set in 2003.
Page also did well in the 200m dash, as he placed second with a time of 21.30 seconds. Ray finished third in the 60m hurdles with a time of 7.94 seconds, matching his season-best. Freshman Kevin Thomas picked up valuable points for the Terriers with a time of 8:18.28 in the 3000m run while Sophomore Stuart Ross ran a 4:09.90 in the mile.
In the field events, Ray set a new conference standard in the long jump with a second-place leap of 7.19m. Senior Sam Arsenault also earned a point in that event with a mark of 6.86m. Junior Connor Sullivan was fifth in the high jump (2.04m) and freshman Reuben Horace was sixth in the weight throw (17.83m).
BU will be back in action next weekend (March 1-3) at the IC4A Championships held at the Track and Tennis Center.