Springfield, MA – Following their late night performance at the Larry Ellis Invite at Princeton, the Williams men's track and field team sent a handful of athletes to compete at the Springfield College Classic. The meet wrapped up the final weekend of competition before NESCACs, which will be held next weekend.
The Ephs finished 7th out of 12 teams and scored 26 points.
Julian Smedley and Tom Riley were all over the throwing events. Both men threw the discus; Riley threw a huge personal best to finish with a 33.21m mark, and Smedley finished with a 25.67m throw. Riley also threw the javelin, narrowly missing his personal best to finish with a 39.55m throw. Smedley additionally competed in the shot put and hammer throw. He finished with marks of 9.54m (season best) and 34.32m, respectively.
Ian Concannon set a nice personal best in the 1500m, coming through the line in 4:16.32. Hiroshi Kirby was just a second off his season best, finishing in 4:21.44. Ross Hoch set a personal best in 4:32.37.
Keith Owiti ran away from the field in the 400m. He also just missed his season best, but secured the win with a 50.71 second performance.
Kyrien Edwards made his season debut in the 100m, and finished in 12.13 seconds.
Matt Tarduno and Daquan Daly formed a nice duo in the 800m, finishing 4th and 5th respectively in 1:59.93 and 2:00.36. Jacob Nadelman and Nick Nosce finished within a second of their season bests, coming through the line in 2:02.84 and 2:03.54.With the weekend wrapped up, the Ephs can look forward to the start of championship season. Next weekend's NESCAC Championship will be held at Amherst College. Live results will be available for the meet.