NEW LONDON, CONN.--(3/31/12)--Adam Scalesse set a school and facility record as he finished first in the 110 meter hurdles as the Bears won their own invite.
Scalesse posted a time of in 14.46 which is currently the top time in the country for Division III. Scalesse also took first in the 400 meter hurdles in a time of 55.64.
Coast Guard claimed the top five spots in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with Trevor Siperek winning in a time of 9:37.46. Stephen Horvath and Myles McCarthy finished second and third in 10:08.71 and 10:26.33, respectively.
In the pole vault Ben Wolhaupter, Ian Sankey, and Clay Kosack went 1-2-3. Wolhaupter cleared 3.89 meters (12' 9") while Sankey and Kosack both cleared 3.74 meters (12' 3.25").
In the throwing events Coast Guard took first and third in the shot put, with Kemron Beache recording a 14.12 meters (46' 4") toss and Byron Ayotte posting a 13.14 meters (43' 1.75") effort. Will Baker threw the hammer 42.97 meters (140' 11"), which was good for second place. In the discus Baker claimed second place with 39.44 meters (129' 5") and Jacob Bibb threw 37.71 meters (123' 9") for third place. Joel McArthur placed third in the javelin with 45.34 meters (148' 9").
In other running events, the Bears claimed a quartet of second place finishes. The 4x400 meter team of Jordan Lee, Ryan Hub, Kelcey Smith, and Joe Kelly placed second with a time of 3:26.98. Lee also finished second in the 800meter with a time of 1:58.70.Ben Hannon finished second in the 200meter with a time of 23.06 and Kevin O'Brien finished second in the 5k with a time of 16:01.77.
Coast Guard won the meet with 218 points while Westfield State was second with 125 points.
May 26, 2012 Bear Pair Earn All-America Honors
May 25, 2012 Siperek, Scalesse Qualify for Finals
May 21, 2012 Pair Heading to NCAA Championship
May 18, 2012 Scalesse Earns All-ECAC Honors
May 12, 2012 Siperek Top Bears Finisher
May 5, 2012 Five Earn All-New England Honors
May 3, 2012 Bear Pair Named to All-Academic team
April 28, 2012 Bears Place 5th at NEWMAC
April 21, 2012 Bears Place Second at Silfen Invite
April 19, 2012 Kosack Places 9th at Holy Cross Decathlon
April 18, 2012 Kosack 9th After Day One at Holy Cross
April 14, 2012 Scalesse, Lee Lead Bears
April 7, 2012 Bears Place Second at UMass Dartmouth
April 2, 2012 Scalesse Honored by NEWMAC
March 31, 2012 Scalesse Record Day Leads Bears
March 24, 2012 Scalesse Leads Bears to 3rd Place Finish
March 10, 2012 Scalesse Earns All-America Honors
March 5, 2012 Scalesse Heading to NCAA Championships
March 3, 2012 Scalesse Wins 60 Hurdles at ECAC's
February 25, 2012 Scalesse Breaks Record Again
February 18, 2012 Scalesse Wins 60M Hurdles Championship
February 11, 2012 Scalesse Breaks School Record at BU
February 4, 2012 Scalesse Leads Bears at Tufts
January 28, 2012 Bears Place Second at Home Invitational
January 21, 2012 Ayotte Qualifies for NE Championship
January 14, 2012 Bears Win Season Opener