Amherst Runs Fourth at Branwen Smith-King Invitational
MEDFORD, Mass. – Amherst College was one of fourteen men's indoor track and field teams to compete at the inaugural Branwen Smith-King Invitational at Tufts University, and the Mammoths placed fourth overall on Saturday afternoon at Gantcher Center.
Amherst scored 76 points, finishing behind overall winners Stonehill, host Tufts University and third-placed MIT.
- Cosmo Brossy '19 won the 5,000 meters, topping two runners from UConn with a final time of 14:36.84
- Theo Bates '20 was the overall champion in the 60 meter hurdles. Bates completed the dash in 8.48
- The Amherst 4x400 team of Harisson Haigood '18, Vernon Espinoza '19, David Ingraham '18 and Ryan Prenosil '21 won the relay finals in 3:22.68
- Espinoza took third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 51.41
- Jacob Silverman '19 and Andrew Swenson '21 went 3-4 in the 600 meters
- Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '18 placed fourth in the mile run, finishing in 4:23.44
- Sam Amaka '19 placed fifth in the weight throw, tossing a finals score of 15.86 meters
- Amaka also took 12th place in the shotput with a throw of 13.06 meters
The Mammoths will return to Medford next weekend to participate in Saturday's Tufts Invitational.