DAY 1 RESULTS
Feb. 16, 2013
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The University of Rhode Island men’s track and field squad leads in the 2013 Atlantic 10 Championship after day one of competition, which is held on their home turf at Mackal Fieldhouse.
The Rams, leading with 45 points, have placed in multiple events, including the weight throw, long jump, and pole vault. Senior Andrew Reigstad leads after day one of the heptathlon competition with 3,166 points.
On the sprints side, Rhode Island had three student-athletes qualify for the 60m dash finals, which will be raced tomorrow. Sophomore Jalen Young finished first in the 400m prelims with a time of 49.49, and junior Anthony Davidson sits as the number one seed going into tomorrow’s 500m final. Rhody also has three student-athletes who finished second, third, and fourth in the 60m hurdle prelims and an additional three athletes in tomorrow’s 200m finals.
The Charlotte men’s team sits in the second place spot with 38 points. Senior Cordell Livingston finished first in the 60m hurdle prelims with a time of 8.12. Livingston also took home the gold medal in the long jump event, breaking the A-10 record with a leap of 7.44m. The 49ers also had three student-athletes qualify for the 200m finals. Freshman Christopher Tate and sophomore Brian Hamilton finished second and third, respectively, in the 400m prelims. Senior Robert Wilson placed third in the pole vault with a mark of 4.80m.
Rounding out the top three after day one of competition is Saint Joseph’s with 19 points, followed by Butler (18), VCU (17), La Salle (16), Massachusetts (12), Saint Louis (12), Xavier (12), Temple (1) and Fordham (1).
Day two of the 2013 Atlantic 10 Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championships resumes tomorrow morning at 9:00 am at the Mackal Fieldhouse on the campus of Rhode Island.