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    Men’s Track and Field Finishes Fifth at BIG EAST Championship

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (May 8) – The University of Connecticut men’s track and field squad finished fifth at the BIG EAST Championship at the Bauer Track and Field Complex on the campus of Rutgers University this weekend. UConn scored 78.5 points while Rutgers won the meet with 192 points.

    On the third and final day of competition, sophomore Edwin Campbell (Silver Spring, Md.) took third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 47.54 while senior Michael Delgado (Bridgewater, Mass.) also turned in a third place finish with a time of 14.04 in the 110-meter hurdles.

    UConn’s 4x100 meter relay squad qualified for the IC4A Championship with a time of 41.98 to finish fifth and the 4x400 meter relay team took fourth with a time of 3:18.79.

    Freshman David Roy (Woonsocket, R.I.) was the Huskies’ top field performer on day three, taking fifth in the hammer throw with a mark of 51.46m (168-10).

    Connecticut returns to action next weekend, May 13-15, when the team will travel to Princeton, N.J., to compete in the IC4A Championship.

    Team Scores

    1. Rutgers, 192 points      

    2. Notre Dame, 143.50 points

    3. Pittsburgh, 117 points     

    4. Villanova, 93 points

    5. Connecticut, 78.50 points

    6. Georgetown, 74 points  

    7. Syracuse, 52 points

    8. Seton Hall, 48 points  

    9. Providence, 39 points      

    10. Boston College, 16 points  

     

    Men Decathlon

    1. Will Thomas, 7509 points

    4. Sean Berg, 6103 points

     

    110 Meter Hurdles Decathlon

    2. Will Thomas, 15.54

    7. Sean Berg, 17.41

     

    Discus Throw Decathlon

    1. Will Thomas, 43.76m (143-07)

    5. Sean Berg, 30.82m (101-01)

     

    Pole Vault Decathlon

    1. Will Thomas, 4.55m (14-11.00)

    2. Sean Berg, 4.25m (13-11.25)

     

    Javelin Throw Decathlon

    1. Sean Berg, 54.16m (177-08)

    3. Will Thomas, 49.90m (163-08)

     

    1500 Meter Run Decathlon

    1. Will Thomas, 4:51.75

    6. Sean Berg, 5:09.82

     

    100 Meter Dash - Prelims

    3. Kelechi Ndu, 10.72q

    10. Ernest Holloway, 11.13

     

    100 Meter Dash – Finals

    7. Kelechi Ndu, 10.76

     

    400 Meter Dash

    3. Edwin Campbell, 47.54  

     

    5000 Meter Run

    13. Pat Blake, 15:11.11 

    14. Max Feldman, 15:25.78 

     

    110 Meter Hurdles – Prelims

    4. Mike Delgado, 14.43q

    7. Verrol Jackson, 14.72q

     

    110 Meter Hurdles - Finals

    3. Mike Delgado, 14.04

    5. Verrol Jackson, 14.42

     

    400 Meter Hurdles – Prelims

    10. Verrol Jackson, 56.73

     

    3000 Meter Steeplechase

    10. Alex Hudimatch, 9:31.69 

     

    4x100 Meter Relay

    5. UConn (Jackson, Ndu, E. Campbell, Ford), 41.98

     

    4x400 Meter Relay

    4. UConn (E.Campbell, Jackson, Ndu, Iannaccone), 3:18.79

     

    High Jump

    1. Will Thomas, 2.07m (6-09.50)

    4. Ellis Gaulden, 1.99m (6-06.25)   

    11. Mike Delgado, 1.89m (6-02.25)

    Long Jump

    2. Ellis Gaulden, 7.06m (23-02.00) 8. Musevani Akanno, 6.52m (21-04.75) Triple Jump 6. Musevani Akanno, 13.96m (45-09.75) 7. Steve Cousin, 13.81m (45-03.75)   

    Shot Put

    8. Will Thomas, 14.62m (47-11.75)

     

    Discus Throw

    7. Will Thomas, 44.38m (145-07)

     

    Hammer Throw

    5. David Roy, 51.46m (168-10)

    12. Mark Malatesta, 44.48m (145-11)

     

    Javelin Throw

    8.  Glenn Berry, 52.67m (172-10)

    9. Thomas Landry, 52.61m (172-07)

    11. Dave Constant, 51.00m (167-04) 12. Andrew Firger, 49.96m (163-11)

     

     

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