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Men's Track And Field Takes Seventh At Patriot League Outdoor Championship

Holy Cross Athletics   05-07-2017

THE BASICS:

Results: 7th out of 9 Teams (13 points)  
Location: Bethlehem, Pa. (Goodman Track and Field)   
Date: May 6, 2017     
The Lead: Two Crusaders reached a personal record, as the Holy Cross men's track and field team placed seventh out of nine teams at the conclusion of the Patriot League Outdoor Championship hosted by Lehigh on Saturday.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Junior Andre Harton cleared a career-best height of 2.02 meters to capture fourth place in the high jump for the Crusaders and notch five points.
  • In the 400-meter hurdles, freshman Freddie Halloran recorded a personal record mark of 55.26, taking eighth place overall to earn a point for the Crusaders.
  • The 4x100-meter relay team of Harton, Halloran, freshman Jacob Newton and classmate Garrett Fortin ran a season-best time of 43.53.
  • Halloran and Newton additional ran as part of the 4x400-meter relay team with juniors Dan McLoughlin and Thomas Kalantzakos, as the squad finished eighth overall with a time of 3:24.78.
  • Navy won the title with 264 points.

TURNPIKE TROPHY:

  • The track and field Patriot League Outdoor Championship served as part of the second annual Turnpike Trophy competition where Holy Cross and Boston University square off throughout the year. Boston University now holds a 19-1 lead.
  • This athletic series between the in-state Patriot League rivals awards points for all head-to-head victories in both the regular season and postseason, with the Turnpike Trophy going to the school which accumulates the most points at the end of the academic year.
  • The Turnpike Trophy series continues on May 12-14, when the men's and women's rowing teams face one another.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders are set to compete at the New England and IC4A Outdoor Championships from May 12-14.

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