KINGSTON, R.I. - The Coast Guard men's track & field team competed at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island.
Senior Raeford Penny was the Bears top finisher on the day finishing in second place in the 500 (1:07.47). His time is the ninth fastest in program history. Junior Matthew Perlich finished in seventh place in 1:10.31.
The 4x400 of juniors Nicholas Frystak and Benjamin Taminger and seniors Luke Rehfuss and Raeford Penny also ran to a second place finish in 3:25.89. The time is currently eighth in Division III and a slight improvement from last weekend's time.
Rehfuss, Frystak and sophomore Miguel Moroles all earned top 10 finishes in the 400 led by Rehfuss in sixth (52.63), Frystak in eighth (52.78) and Moroles in ninth (53.06).
Freshman Josiah Johnson earned his second straight top 10 finish to start his career crossing the line in 2:37.07 for an eighth place finish in the 1000.
In the distance events Junior Colton Atkinson (9:05.22) and freshman Matthew Doyle (9:05.25) finished right next to each other in eighth and ninth place in the 3K.
Senior Sawyer Stanton and junior Michael Frick were the lone top 10 finishers for Coast Guard in the field events as Stanton took sixth place in the high jump (5-11.25) while Frick finished in fifth in the pole vault (14-1.25).
The Bears are back in action next weekend as the multi-event athletes compete on Friday night followed by the rest of the team Saturday at the Wheaton College Invitational.