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    Stony Brook Track and Field at Boston University Invite

    This past weekend, the Stony Brook track and field team traveled to Massachusetts to compete in the Boston University Invite. Accompanying the Seawolves team at this event were teams from elite athletic programs, including Duke and Yale. The field also included runners who are being sponsored by Nike and Reebok. Despite this high level of talent, the Seawolves were still able to take home two second place finishes.

    Mubaarak Muhammad maintained his positive season by finishing in second place, overall in the triple jump with a jump of 14.05. This occurrence was the second time this winter that Muhammad has jumped over 14 meters. In addition to Muhammad’s second place finish, Alex Felce was also able to finish runner up in an event. He managed to take home second place in the 1000 m with an IC4A qualifying time of 2:27.73.

    On this day,’ Stony Brook was able to attain five other IC4A/ECAC qualifying marks from its runners. These five individuals included Shaun Krawitz, who achieved a 14 second improvement in the 3000 m (8.20.73) and Iain Whitfield, who also beat the IC4A mark in the 3000 m with his best time over the distance of 8:25.68.

    Also, Daire Bermingham reached the IC4A standard with a time of 4:14.18 in the mile, and the distance medley relay team composed of Bermingham, Muhammad, Brandon Leung, and Felce were under the IC4A qualifying standard for the second time this season, with a time of 10:15.11.

    For the women’s side of the team, the top performers were Laura Huet, Natalie Jasmin, Lisa Voltaire and Kerry Salzano, the members of the women’s distance medley relay team, who finished’ third with an ECAC qualifying time of 12:04.21. Other personal record performances were’ achieved during this meet. This list included Zach Tyerman (3000m-8:49.35), Kevin McCarthy (3000m-8:58.56), Kerry Salzano, who produced a personal record performance in the mile on Friday of 5:13.42, then came back on Saturday to anchor the DMR with another personal record performance for the mile of 5:07.70, and Liz Carlson (3000m-10:15.11).

    The men and women’s track teams return to action this weekend when they travel to the University of Rhode Island. The men will compete this Friday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. and the women will compete Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. Then on Sunday, Feb. 4, both squads will compete in the Metropolitan Championships.

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