Scalesse, Kosack Earn All-NE Honors; Records Fall Again

Scalesse, Kosack Earn All-NE Honors; Records Fall Again
BOSTON, Mass. – For the second day in a row, senior All-American Adam Scalesse broke the school-record in the 60 hurdles posting a time of 8.05 to place third and earn All-New England honors at the All-New England Championships consisting of athletes from Divisions I, II and III at Boston University.

Scalesse was 8th at the All-New England meet last season, also earning All-New England honors, when he ran a then school-record 8.11 in the finals. Yesterday he ran a short lived school-record of 8.08 in the preliminaries.

The Bears 4x400 relay of Ben Hannon, James Dawkins, Kelcey Smith and Scalesse set a school-record with a time of 3:18.72 to place tenth. They broke the long standing record of 3:19.04 set back in 1981 by Daryll Dejean, Steve Finton, Chris Roberts and Kurt Colella.

Junior Clay Kosack earned All-New England honors with a seventh place finish in the heptathlon finishing with 4,172 points. He ran a 7.69 in the 60 meters, leaped 18-7 in the long jump, threw 37-3.75 in the shot put, cleared 5-6 in the high jump, ran a 9.78 in the 60 hurdles, vaulted 12-5.5 in the pole vault and ran a 2:50.14 in the 1,000 meters.

The 4x800 of James Martin, Andrew Scheffey, Ryan Hub and Ben Chapman placed tenth with a time of 7:45.58.

The Bears are back in action on Friday when they will compete in the ECAC Championships in Boston.