Men Claim Fifth at New England Championship

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By: Pat Salvas

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Dartmouth men’s track & field team finished fifth at the 2019 New England Championship meet Saturday at Southern Connecticut State.
 
The Big Green posted 43 points over the two-day meet, while the host Owls won with 112.
 
HIGHLIGHTS

  • The big winner of the weekend was Marco Pompilj in the 3000m steeplechase. The senior won the event in 9:06.97, claiming 10 points for his team and now holds the title as the New England champion for 2019. Sophomore Greg Crowley was fifth in 9:25.76, adding four points to the standings.
  • Taking second in the 110m hurdles was junior Shawn Ohazuruike in 14.28.
  • Another sprint that saw a second-place finish by a Dartmouth runner was Alec Eschholz in the 400m hurdles. The senior ran a 53-flat to take second and add another eight points.
  • Liam Jamieson was fifth in the 5000m on Friday, running a 14:50.04.
  • Nick Feffer was eighth in the 1500m thanks to his 3:54.75.
  • Claiming seventh in the 800m was freshman Julien Hinz in 1:52.66.
  • Ethan Ruh was fourth in the shot put with his second throw of the day measuring 16.30m and earning his five points.
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