Men's Track & Field

Hrezi and Radden Excel at Yale Springtime Invitational

Hrezi and Radden Excel at Yale Springtime Invitational

Freshmen Mohamed Hrezi and Aaron Radden excelled on the track as Central Connecticut State University competed in a non-scored meet at Yale University on Sunday. Hrezi broke his own school record in the 800 meters, winning the event in a time of 1:52.12. Radden won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes, recording times of 10.86 and 21.59 seconds, respectively.

Hrezi topped his previous 800 record of 1:52.81 set at Holy Cross earlier in the year. Radden, who earned Most Valuable Performer honors at the Northeast Conference Indoor Championships, won both the 100 and 200 for the second straight meet.

Radden was also a member of the Blue Devils' 4x100 meter relay team that placed third. He, along with freshman Keit Boyd-Carter, junior Harry Lewis and junior Josue Paul recorded a time of 42.33 seconds. Sophomore Jeremy Schmid joined Hrezi in the 800 meters, placing fifth in a time of 1:55.34.

Sophomore Anthony Gonsalves ran the 3,000 meter steeplechase in 10:04.39 to place fifth in the event. CCSU received top field performances by sophomores Rashad Williams and Nick Trifone. Williams took fifth in the discus with a distance of 136'1", while Trifone jumped 6'4.25" to place second in the high jump.

Central Connecticut will next compete in the NEC Outdoor Championships in Emmitsburg, MD on May 1 and 2.