Mens Track and Field

Sam Roth '13 Scores in 1000m & DMR for Cardinals in New England Division III Meet

Wesleyan participted in the annual New England Division III indoor track championships, this year hosted by Bates Fri. and Sat., Feb. 15 and 16.  Wesleyan picked up nine team points, thanks to the perfomance of Sam Roth '13 (photo) as Wesleyan tied for 21st among the 22 scoring teams.

Roth ran a 2:32.84 clocking in the 1000m event to placed fourth.  His time was less than two seconds above the Wesleyan indoor record of 2:31.12 set in 2005.   Roth also joined Austin Cotant '13, Jack Pacelle '13 and Skyler Cummins '13 in an all-senior distance medley relay to place fifth with a time of 10:22.79, just 4.12 seconds over the Wesleyan mark of 10:18.67 established in 2003.

With the season winding down to the final two weeks, a contingent of Cardinals was expected to visit Boston U. for the New England Open meet Fri.-Sat., Feb. 22-23, but no Cardinal attended.  Up next is the final weekend of activity before Nationals as the ECAC Division III meet will be held at the Armory in New York City Fri.-Sat., March 1-2.  In addtion, Tufts will host a last-chance meet Sat., March 2 where several Wesleyan athletes may take a final attempt at improving their spot in the NCAA qualifiying chase.