Senick Takes 500m Title at Jay Carisella Invitational

GO TERRIERS Joel Senick took the 500m title at the Reggie Lewis Center
Joel Senick took the 500m title at the Reggie Lewis Center

Dec. 5, 2009

Complete Results

BOSTON – Junior Joel Senick took the title in the 500m dash as the Boston University men’s track and field team opened its 2009-10 indoor season at the Jay Carisella Invitational Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Senick was the lone BU runner to take home a win from the meet, posting a time of 1:04.66 in the 500m race, recording the win by a 0.24-second margin. Freshman Duran Ward had a solid showing in his first meet as a Terrier, placing second in the 55m dash (6.49) and fourth in the 200m race (22.31).

Sophomore Tewado Latty posted a time of 49.08 in the 400m event, good for a third place finish, and freshman Thomas Mayer finished 13th with a time of 51.41. In the 500m race, the Terriers placed four runners in the top-15, as senior Mark Mazzochette (1:06.72, fourth), junior Michael Zimmerman (1:08.04, ninth) and freshman Davis VanOpdorp (1:08.91, 14th) followed the winner Senick.

Rookie Sam Arsenault had a solid showing in the 55m hurdles, posting a time of 7.97 for a third place finish, and also tied junior Rich Haigh in the high jump with a fifth-place mark of 1.93m.

Senior Jordan Cumper finished 11th in the pole vault with a clearance of 3.81m and classmate Jan Bicanic placed fourth in the shot put with a mark of 15.18m.

The Terriers are back in action next weekend at the Harvard Invitational at the Gordon Track and Tennis Center in Cambridge, Mass.



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