Courtney Luscier and Marlon Black lead the way for the track and field team

Stephen Monahan
Staff Writer
@stephenm330

alex niemiec
Photo courtesy of Springfield College Athletics.

The Springfield College track team competed against WPI, Mount Holyoke and Coast Guard at home this past weekend. The women finished in 2nd place with a score of 119 points, while the men finished in 3rd place with a score of 75 points.

The women were led by Courtney Luscier who dashed to a first place finish in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.41 seconds. Darian Dailey jumped to a first place finish in the long jump with a distance of 5.26 meters and first in the triple jump with a distance of 10.97 meters. Carly Markos finished first in the hammer throw with a distance of 49.84 meters. The 4×100 meter relay team consisting of Courtney Luscier, Darian Dailey, Erin Womboldt and Amanda Wright finished 1st with a combined time of 50.17 seconds. Abigail Wright rounded out the women’s’ impressive string of performances by taking 1st in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:20.41 and 1st in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:45.92.

The men were led by Marlon Black who jumped to a first place finish in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 16.14 seconds. Alexander Niemiec (1.93 meters) and Jason Laramee (1.88 meters) finished first and second respectively in the high jump. Whitton Devaux powered his way to a first place finish in the javelin throw with a distance of 58.17 meters. Brandon Hammerstrom rounded out the men’s strong round of performances by taking first in the shot put with a distance of 14.33 meters and first in the hammer throw with a distance of 46.19 meters.

The team will look to continue their momentum as they head into the Springfield College Classic next weekend at home.

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