Rhody finished third on the last day of competition at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship Sunday. The Rams raked in 128 team points, as George Mason took the crown with 174.5 points and VCU was runner-up with 141 points.
Highlights from Competition
- Drew Nealey placed second in the decathlon with 6172 total points.
- Adam Franklin finished third in the 110 meter hurdle finals with a time of 14.61 seconds. Callan Davies was fourth in 14.68 seconds.
- Franklin finished fourth in the 400 meter hurdles in 53.16 seconds.
- Anthony Delasanta placed fourth in the 400 meter final in 47.27 seconds.
- Delasanta also finished fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 21.70 seconds.
- Nicholas Celico (14:52.98) and Joe Maguire (14:56.22) both ran personal bests in the 5000, finishing 15th and 18th respectively.
- Derek Jacobs was fourth in the discus with a mark of 46.76 meters.
- Trevor Rooney placed sixth in the triple jump with a leap of 14.38 meters.
- Joseph Carter finished ninth in the 100 meter finals in 11.13 seconds.
- Nathan Coogan placed fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.22.
- Kellen Waters finished sixth in the 1500m (3:54.54).
ICYMI: Saturday Finishes
- Thomas Vadis was crowned the hammer throw champion with a winning mark of 57.55 meters. The Providence, R.I. native was also named the A-10 indoor hammer throw champion in February. Johnathan Buchanan placed third (54.80m), Jide Akinjisola finished fifth (52.15m), and Abraham Salako was sixth (51.77m).
- Jack Reichenbach won the long jump with a personal best time of 7.38 meters. It is the freshman's first A-10 crown.
- Joe Maguire finished seventh in the first event for the day for the Rams, clocking in at 31:00.13 in the 1000 meters.
- Gregory Potter placed fourth in the pole vault (4.55m) and Drew Nealey was fifth (4.40m).