AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College men's track & field team is set to head to Middlebury College for the 2019 NESCAC Track & Field Championships this Saturday, April 27 at the Dragone Complex.
Capturing sixth overall last season behind the strength of nine All-NESCAC performances (400m, 800m, 5000m, 10000m, triple jump, 4x800m relay), Amherst heads to Middlebury looking to crack the top-three for the first time since 2010. The fifth team scoring contest of the spring for Amherst, the Mammoths prepared for the NESCAC meet by taking third at the Snowflake Classic, first at the Amherst Spring Fling, 10th at the Silfen Invite and fifth at the Sunshine Classic.
AMHERST'S TOP MARKS
|High Jump||Troy Colleran '22||1.93m||800m||Kristian Sogaard '19||1:54.52|
|Long Jump||Troy Colleran '22 *||6.82m||1500m||Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '20||3:57.08|
|Triple Jump||Jordan Edwards '20 *||13.87m||5000m||Clark Ricciardelli '20 *||14:42.01|
|Discus||Cornell Brooks '19||37.95m||100H||Maxim Dorion '19||15.47|
|Javelin||Stadtler Thompson '19||46.63m||400H||Theo Bates '20||58.84|
|Shot Put||Sam Amaka' 19||12.88m||10,000m||Braxton Schuldt '21 *||32:12.74|
|Hammer||Elorm Yevudza '19||46.59m||3000 Steeple||Owen Daily '22||9:36.73|
|Pole Vault||Troy Colleran '22||3.85m||4x100 Relay||Uddoh, Wadsworth,
|100m||Henry Buren '22 *||10.96||4x800 Relay||---|
|200m||Henry Buren '22 *||21.77||4x400 Relay||Dunwell, Sogaard,
|400m||Ryan Prenosil '21 *||48.94|
* Designates Current Top-Three Time in the NESCAC
Last season at Trinity, the Middlebury men captured their first NESCAC title recording 14 top-three finishes, including two winning relay performances and individual first-place finishes in the 100-meter dash and the 1,500-meter run. The Panthers recorded 172 points, 32 points better than second-place Williams (140) and 35 points ahead of third-place Tufts (137).