April 14, 2012

Scalesse, Lee Lead Bears

NEW LONDON, CONN.--(4/14/12)--Sophomore Adam Scalesse broke the facility and school record in the 110 hurdles and won both the 110 hurdles and the 400 hurdles while classmate Jordan Lee won the 800 meters and was part of the winning 4x400 relay team to lead the Bears in a home meet with Springfield and WPI.

Springfield won with 161 points, WPI was second with 134 while Coast Guard finished with 105 points.

Adam Scalesse won the 110 hurdles (14.44) which is the second best time in the nation currently and the 400 hurdles (54.86) while Lee won the 800 meters in 1:57.88.

The Bears 4x400 relay team of Kelcey Smith, Ben Wolhaupter, Lee and Joe Kelly won with a time of 3:28.99

Also for Coast Guard, Ben Hannon won the 400 meters (50.01) and Will Baker won the discus (148-01) while Kevin O'Brien was second in the 5,000 meters (15:59.23), Trevor Siperek was second in the 3,000 steeplechase (9:12.26), the fifth best time in the nation, Wolhaupter took second in the pole vault (14-2.75) and Joel MacArthur placed second in the javelin with a throw of 165 feet, eight inches.

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