Posted: Apr 07, 2018
Sacred Heart was represented in three different meets this past weekend. On Friday, SHU competed against a stacked field at the Sam Howell Invitational, hosted by Princeton.
Trevor Guerrera took 2nd in the 1500m in his season debut in the event, crossing the line in a time of 3:50.52. The time is just shy of his personal best and meets both the IC4A and New England standard, while establishing him as the current leader in the NEC.
Timothy Loehner ran a time of 15:25.63 in the 5k, moving into the top 8 in NEC rankings.
On Saturday, the Pioneers split between the Wagner Invitational and the Mark Young Invitational, hosted by Yale.
At Wagner, Michael Kearns landed his best mark in the shot put this season to take home the win in the event. Measuring in with a throw of 14.90 meters, he reaches the New England standard and moves into 2nd in NEC rankings.
Brandon Parker and Liam McDade took home the first wins of their careers in their respective events. Parker crossed the line in 11.22 seconds for the win in the 100 meter dash. McDade threw 39.84 meters in the discus for his win, and establishes himself as 4th in NEC rankings.
Jeffrey Young put down his best time in the 110 Hurdles for a career win, in a time of 15.37 seconds. He ranks 4th in the NEC.
Other notable performances included Elijah Pierson winning the 200 meters in 22.89 seconds, the 4x100 team winning in a time of 44.39 and rookie Andy Suarez taking 2nd in the shot put (13.49m, 7thin the NEC) and 3rd in the discus throw (38.68m, 6th in the NEC).
At Yale, Reid Chemidlin jumped his season best for 6th in the high jump, leaping 1.90m (6'2.75 ft.). The senior now ranks 6th in the NEC.
The Pioneers are back in action Friday 20. April at the at Larry Ellis Invitational and Friday Night Distance Races at Princeton University, NJ