Junior Andre Harton
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Junior Andre Harton

Crusaders Compete At The Minuteman Invitational

Holy Cross Athletics   04-15-2017

THE BASICS:

Results: UMass-Amherst 119 pts. | Holy Cross 69 pts.
Location: Amherst, Mass. (UMass Track & Field Complex)  
Date: April 15, 2017  
The Lead: Three different Crusaders set a new personal record for the Holy Cross men’s track and field team at the Minuteman Invitational on Saturday.  

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Freshman Bobby Tuzzio placed first in the 10,000-meter run with his time of 33:02.33, hitting his career-best mark in the process.
  • Sophomore Tom Chiappini set new personal records in two separate throwing events, taking fourth place for Holy Cross in each of them. First in the shot put, he threw for a distance of 12.71 meters before hitting a distance of 38.22 meters in the discus.
  • In the 800-meter run, junior Dan McLoughlin ran for a career-best time of 1:57.54. Junior Thomas Kalantzakos finished eighth overall with a time of 1:57.20.
  • In the 110-meter hurdles, sophomore Brandon Thornhill ran his season-best mark of 14.94, placing second overall in the race.
  • Junior James Donohue also notched a first-place finish for the Crusaders, posting a season-best time of 55.98 in the 400-meter hurdles.
  • Freshman Freddie Halloran finished second in the 400-meter hurdles, also capturing a season-best time (56.13).
  • Sophomore Tighe Robinson (51.10 meters) and classmate Myles Connor (50.06 meters) placed second and third, respectively for the Crusaders in the javelin throw.
  • Sophomore Joseph Prunty finished seventh in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:00.33.
  • Junior Andre Harton took sixth place out of 15 in the 100-meter dash, recording a time of 11:36.
  • Junior Josh Nickerson reached a height of 1.84 meters in the high jump.

 UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross returns to action from April 19-20 for the Holy Cross Decathlon.

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