Terrell-Perica Named NESCAC Men's Field Performer of the Week

Terrell_Perica.JPG Contact: Mike O'Brien

HADLEY, Mass. – Josiah Terrell-Perica '15 of the Amherst College men's outdoor track and field team was named the NESCAC Men's Field Performer of the Week for his impressive showing at the Tufts' Snowflake Classic on Saturday, Mar. 29.

Terrell-Perica highlighted the day for Amherst, earning first-place in the javelin throw with a toss of 187'4" (57.11m). The junior from Georgia out-distanced the second-place finisher by more than 22 feet in the team's first outdoor meet of the 2014 season. The toss was a personal record for Terrell-Perica.

Amherst returns to action Saturday, Apr. 5 for the AIC Invitational.