Nasso, Montague Lead Rams to Second-Place Finish at New England Championship

Nasso, Montague Lead Rams to Second-Place Finish at New England Championship

BOSTON - Sixteen competitors earned top-ten individual finishes as the Rhode Island Men's Track & Field team followed up their Atlantic 10 Championship with a second-place team finish at the NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Boston, Mass.

Meet Information

NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
February 27-28, 2015
Boston University Track & Tennis Center - Boston, Mass.
Rhode Island Highlights
  • Kebba Nasso won the 400m finals, (47.84s), and fourth in the 200m finals, (21.72s).
  • Marlon Montague won the 500m run in 1:03.54. Jaleel Felton followed him in 1:04.20, and Andrew Sakovits was fourth at 1:04.60.
  • DeAngelo Berry finished fourth in the 60m finals, (6.93s).
  • Jared Gray was fourth across the line in the 400m finals, (48.41), and Jalen Young was sixth in the same event, (49.05s).
  • Young was also seventh in the 200m finals, (22.74s).
  • The 4x800m relay team made up of John DiGangi, Alexander McGrainer, Kevin Lochard, and Zach Campo was victorious, (7:35.63).
  • Jaleel Felton, Gray, Montague, and Young finished second in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:14.45.
  • The DMR team of McGrainer, John Stallworth, Lochard, and James Bloom placed seventh, (9:57.75).
  • Jack Kahrs earned second place in the high jump, clearing 7'0.25".  Kahrs is only the second URI jumper to ever clear 7'0".  The first URI jumper to clear 7'0" was Joe Patrone in 1984. Patrone was a multiple time NCAA-qualifier and also qualified for the US Olympic trials in Los Angeles. Ironically, Patrone was Kahrs' high school coach.
  • William Thibault cleared 4.50m, enough for sixth place in the pole vault.
  • Ryan Rei earned points in the triple jump, placing seventh with a jump of 14.32m.
  • John Pangborn finished seventh overall in the heptathlon, scoring 4716 total points, and earning three team points.

Team Scores