Track and Field Competes at Joe Donahue Games
BOSTON -- The University of Maine men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Joe Donahue Games in Boston, Mass. The men's squad placed sixth out of 13 teams with 71 points, while the women's team was 10th out of 12 teams with 33 points.
On the men's side, Frank DelDuca won the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.96. That was good enough to qualify him for the IC4A's. He was also eighth in the long jump with a leap of 21'8.25. Jake Leithiser (Old Town, Maine) also was victorious in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.93. He placed sixth in the long jump with a distance of 21'10.25. Nathaniel Meade (Waldoboro, Maine) won the triple jump with a mark of 47'6.25. Justin Gagne (Biddeford, Maine) won the shot put with a throw of 57'4.75, while Donald Clark (Winslow, Maine) was second with a throw of 53'5.75. Paul Kelley (Hopkinton, Mass.) finished fourth in the 500-meters with a time of 1:07.33. Brian Woodbury (Scarborough, Maine) placed fourth in the shot put with a throw of 48'10. Liam Nee (Cornish, Maine) was fifth in the 800-meters with a time of 1:56.43. Emmanuel Vincent was fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 43'6.5. Brian Martel placed eighth in the pole vault as he cleared a height of 14'5.25.
On the women's side, Allison Fereshetian (Turner, Maine) was second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.00. She placed second in the long jump with a distance of 17'9.5. Mary Scanlan (Pembroke, Mass.) placed fourth in the 800-meter run with a mark of 2:15.04. Annabelle Wilson (Greenlong, Australia) was fifth in the 3,000-meters with a time of 10:12.67. Shannon O'Neil (Milan, N.H.) was fifth in the 400-meter dash Ashten Hackett (Auburn, Maine) finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles with a mark of 9.50. Jaclyn Masters (Auburn, Maine) was eighth in the pole vault, as she cleared 10'11.75, while Lauren Rousch (Hinsdale, Ill.) was eighth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.59.