Velasquez Top Bear at Earley Invitational

Zachary Velasquez
Zachary Velasquez

WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior Zach Velasquez was the top Bear finisher placing 17th as Coast Guard placed tenth of 41 teams at the James Earley Invitational.

Merchant Marine placed seventh as a team to win a point in the Superintendent's Trophy standings and now trail the Bears 3.5-2.5 on the season.

Velasquez finished in 26:04.88 while the second Coast Guard finisher was senior Caleb Teachout, who was 31st with a time of 26:34.50.

Freshman Jacob Panning  was 70th (27:25.35), sophomore Alex Kearney was 78th (27:36.84), sophomore Colton Atkinson placed 96th (27:51.76), senior William Klein was 136th (28:33.99) and freshman Thomas Jordon was 137th with a time of 28:36.93.

Coast Guard is back in action on Oct. 15th at the Conn. College Invitational.