Mens Track and Field

Tommie Lark '12 Takes Triple Jump in Minuteman Invitational at UMass as Men's Track Places 9th

Competing in the Minuteman Invitational hosted by UMass Amherst Sat., April 14, Wesleyan gathered 43 team points with 20 of them coming from one event - the triple jump.  Tommie Lark '12 (photo by SteveMcLaughlinPhotography.com) grabbed first place with his 47-8 1/2 effort while Chris Sailor '15 took third (45-7 1/4) and Alex Iwamoto '12 placed fifth (44-4).  LaDarius Drew '15 had a pair of top-five finishes, taking third in the 100m (:11.26) and fifth in the 200m (:22.25).  He also anchored the 4x100m relay to fifth place while Lark and Iwamoto were part of the quartet as well, along with Paulie Lowther '13.   Austin Cotant '13 ran a 3:57.00 in the 1500m race to secure third place.  Wesleyan's final points came from Sailor in the long jump as he took sixth (20-10 1/2).

Wesleyanplaced ninth among 13 teams in the Invitational with more than half the teams either Division I or Division II.

Ahead is the annual Little Three meet as Amherst and Williams will invade Middletown for the affair Sat., April 21.