Boston, MA.- The Sacred Heart University men's track and field team competed at the Boston University Multi-Events Meet on Thursday, bringing home three wins.
Michael Kearns took 2nd in the men's shot put, his best throw of the day measuring in at 50'8 ft. (15.44m), a mark well over the New England qualifying standard. Kearns currently leads the NEC in the event by almost three feet after his season best throw at Yale in December, 52'2.75 ft. (15.92m).
Senior Sebastian Pierre won the 400 meters in a time of 50.22 seconds. The performance is a season best that moves him into 6th in current NEC rankings.
Sean Mefford won the long jump with a new personal best mark of 22'0.75 feet (6.72m). The leap moves Mefford into 5th in the NEC.
Jeffrey Young won the 60 meter hurdles, in a time of 8.63 seconds. Young currently ranks 4th in the event in the NEC after his performance at Yale in December, where he ran 8.27.
Freshman Ryan Corbett ran 1:57.97 in his 800 meter season debut, moving the rookie into 4th in NEC ranks.
Another rookie, Nicholas Malzone, matched his season best clearance in the high jump 6 ¼ ft. (1.84m).
The Pioneers are back in action Saturday Jan. 27 at John Thomas Terrier Men's Invitational at Boston University, MA at 10:30 am