America East Conference

Men's Track Wins 15th-Straight Outdoor Title

UAlbany Sports Information   05-05-2019

Meet: America East Outdoor Championships

 

Location: University Field in Albany, N.Y.

 

Scoring: 1. UAlbany, 214.50; 2. UMass Lowell, 132; 3. New Hampshire, 105.50; 4. Stony Brook, 100; 5. Vermont, 88.50; 6. Binghamton, 80; 7. UMBC, 55; 8. Hartford, 45.50; 9. Maine, 30

 

Short Story: UAlbany men’s track & field won its 15th-straight America East Outdoor title, scoring 214.50 points behind nine event victories.

 

Recap

 

  • Walter Briggs was named Most Outstanding Track Performer and won the Coaches’ Award for highest point-scorer in the championship meet
  • The men’s coaches were named Coaching Staff of the Year
  • Najee Taylor placed fourth in the decathlon, scoring a personal-best 5,668 points; Jamel Edwards placed eighth scoring 4,812 points
  • David Carlson placed second in the shot put in 52-04.75; Dominic Reid placed eighth in 45-01.50
  • Matthew Campbell placed second in the men’s high jump, clearing 6-07.50
  • The men’s 4x100m relay of Blaise Umuhuza, Garfield Napier, Jan Michael Gutierrez Almedina, and Jowell Dixon placed first in 41.56
  • Myles Banfield won the 400m in 47.44; Matthew LeLiever placed seventh in 49.33
  • Walter Briggs won the 110m hurdles in 14.35; Dawshawn Williams placed second in 14.71, and Devon Willis placed fourth in 14.88
  • Matthew JeanPierre placed second in the 800m in 1:52.18; Joey Somerville placed fifth in 1:52.70
  • Napier won the 100m in 10.60; Gutierrez Almedina placed third in a personal-best 10.67, Williams placed fourth in a personal-best 10.79, and Dixon placed seventh in 11.22
  • Bryan Nicholson won the discus in 157-00.00; Carlson placed second in 151-10.00
  • Willis won the triple jump in 51-09.25; Robert Blue placed second in 49-11.00, and Omahri Sturdivant tied for third in 48-06.25
  • Briggs won the 400m hurdles in 52.79; Alex Velasquez placed fourth in 53.98
  • Gutierrez Almedina won the 200m in 21.41; Napier placed third in 22.07
  • Kyle Gronostaj placed third in the men’s 5,000m in 14:28.75
  • The men’s 4x800m relay of Evan DeGraw (1:54.88), Jake Johnson (1:54.27), Somerville (1:58.51), and JeanPierre (1:59.09) placed seventh in 7:46.73
  • The men’s 4x400m relay of Gutierrez Almedina, LeLiever, Briggs, and Banfield placed first in 3:12.85

 

Next: Those with qualifying performances will continue on to IC4A Outdoor Championships at Princeton University next weekend.

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