Freshman Aaron Radden broke the indoor track school record in
the 200 meter dash, as Central Connecticut State University placed
ninth out of 18 scoring teams at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games
Friday night. Radden won the event in a time of 22.03 seconds,
breaking the previous CCSU best by two hundredths of a second. Sean
Smith was the previous record holder, at 22.05 seconds, which
he set in 2008.
Radden also placed third in the 55 meter dash, recording a time of 6.51 seconds. The Blue Devils got the rest of their scoring from four runners on Friday, highlighted by sophomore Sam Alexander's 5,000 meter time of 15:01.83. He placed fourth in the event.
Freshman Mohamed Hrezi, junior Shawn Buchanan and sophomore Dan Watson also placed in the top eight for Central Connecticut. Hrezi took sixth in the one mile run, crossing the line in 4:18.31, while Buchanan recorded a time of 1:07.05 to finish the 500 meters in seventh. Watson placed eight in the 800 meters with a time of 1:59.53.
Central Connecticut scored 30 points in the meet to place ninth. New Hampshire won the meet with 95.5 points, while Northeastern and Maine finished in second and third with 90 and 87 points, respectively.
The Blue Devils will next compete at the Giegengack Invitational on the campus of Yale University February 5 and 6.
May 15, 2010 Men's Track Competes at IC4A Championships
May 8, 2010 Hrezi Leads Central at New England Championships
April 27, 2010 Radden Earns NEC Track Athlete of the Week Honors
April 25, 2010 Hrezi and Radden Excel at Yale Springtime Invitational
April 20, 2010 Hrezi Receives NEC Rookie of the Week Honors
April 20, 2010 Radden Wins 100, 200 as Central Competes at Holy Cross
April 18, 2010 Blue Devils Place Third of Seven at Holy Cross
April 3, 2010 Men's Track Competes at UConn Invitational
March 6, 2010 Blue Devils Break School Records at IC4A Championships
February 27, 2010 Radden Wins 200 Meters as CCSU Places 12th at New Englands
February 26, 2010 Alexander Breaks 5,000 Record at New England Championships
February 22, 2010 Watch Aaron Radden's Championship Performances
February 20, 2010 Berube, Alexander Lead Blue Devils at First Day of NEC Championships
February 16, 2010 Radden Earns Northeast Conference Honors
February 12, 2010 Radden Leads Central at Lafayette Rider Games
February 6, 2010 Blue Devils Finish Competition at Yale
February 5, 2010 Men's Track Completes Day One Action at Giegengack Invite
February 2, 2010 Radden Earns First NEC Track Award of the Season
January 30, 2010 Radden Sets New Record In 200 Meters at Boston Indoor Games
January 16, 2010 Blue Devils Place Fourth at Sorlein Invite
January 9, 2010 Men's Track and Field Competes at Yale Invitational
December 15, 2009 Men's Indoor Track & Field Picked Fifth In Northeast Conference Poll