Four different Blue Devils won individual events as the Central
Connecticut men's track and field team placed third out of seven
teams at Holy Cross on Sunday. Sophmore Jeremy Schmid won the
1,500 meters, sophomore Rashad Williams won the
hammer throw, sophomore Nick Trifone won the high
jump, and freshman Mohamed
Hrezi brok the CCSU school record in the 800 meters while
winning the event in a time of 1:52.81.
Hrezi bested the 42 year old Central record of 1:53.30 set by Bruce McMahon in 1968. Schmid won the 1,500 in a time of 3:56.83, while Williams toss of 160'2" was good for first in the hammer. Trifone recorded a mark of 6'4" to win the high jump. The CCSU 4x100 meter relay team also won with a time of 42.18 seconds. The team was comprised of freshman Keith Boyd-Carter, junior Josue Paul, junior Harry Lewis and freshman Aaron Radden.
Williams also placed third in the discus, recording a distance of 130'4" to lead the Blue Devils. Also performing well in the field for CCSU was sophomore Matt Berube. He placed third in the long jump with a mark of 20'11.25".
Senior Clinton DePaolo and freshman Nick Lindblom both recorded top five performances in the hurdles on Sunday. DePaolo placed third in the 110 meter hurdles, crossing the line in 15.91 seconds. Lindblom ran the 400 meter hurdles in 57.58 seconds to place fifth.
Paul and Lewis added top five finishes in the 100 meter dash to their relay win. The former took fourth in 11.38 seconds, while the latter was right behind him, placing fifth in 11.39 seconds. Freshman Dan Hopper added a fourth place finish in the 400 meter dash, recording a time of 50.85 seconds.
The Blue Devils finished with a team score of 99 points to place third. Maine won the meet with a total of 198 points, while American International was second with a score of 119. CCSU defeated the host Crusaders (90), Stonehill (77), Hartford (59) and Colgate (44).
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