Track Continues Indoor Season at Four-Way Meet

The Boston University men's and women's track & field teams continued their indoor season by hosting the Four-Way Meet on Thursday at the Track and Tennis Center, taking on Delaware State, UMass Lowell, Boston College and Sacred Heart.

On the men's side, sophomore Cameron Williams continued his hot start, finishing first in the 60m dash final with a time of 7.01, just .02 faster than second-place finisher Daniel Graw of Sacred Heart. BU freshman Jordan Love took an impressive third with a time of 7.05 in the event.

The Terriers swept the men’s 3,000 meters event with junior Kevin Thomas and classmate Alec Olson finishing 1-2. Thomas’ time of 8:13.45 bested Olson’s 8:15.74 while BU’s Rich Peters took third (8:20.76). Junior Paul Gennaro finished fifth in the event with a personal best time of 18:22.94.

Junior Reuben Horace, the defending Patriot League Champion, won the weight throw competition with a toss of 18.85 meters, ahead of BU senior Michael Maloof’s toss of 16.58 which was good for second.

In the pole vault competition, senior Nikolaos Farmakidis had the highest vault of the day, winning the event with a 4.91 meter effort. Senior Ethan Knight won the shot put competition with a throw of 16.17 meters.

For the women's team, senior Gemma Acheampong, coming off a school record-breaking performance her last time out, continued her winning ways in the 60m dash, finishing first with a time of 7.66.

The Terriers swept the 3,000m race with senior Rosa Moriello taking first (9:48.18) followed by sophomore Sarah Saccoach (9:49.37) and junior Shelby Stableford (9:54.87).

Sophomore Toria Levy won the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.93, just ahead of junior Sophie Jancsurak (9.03).

The men's and women's track teams next compete at the John Thomas Terrier Classic on January 30 & 31 at the BU Track and Tennis Center.

For full individual results of the Four-Way Meet click HERE


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