Indoor Track & Field Results
Feb. 18, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The University of Rhode Island men's track and field team successfully defended their Indoor Track and Field title as they captured the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Track and Field Championship.
Rhode Island finished with a total of 186.5 points after building on a lead they had established, after Day one, by registering five first-place finishes on Day two. Leading the way for Rhode Island on Day two was freshman Jalen Young in the 400-meters (49.30), sophomore Anthony Davidson in the 500-meters (1:03.11), sophomore Andrew Piscitelli in the Shot Put (52-07.50), junior Ronald Woodley in the Triple Jump (48-11.50) and the Rhode Island 4x400 Meter Relay team (3:15.99).
Runner-up Charlotte finished with a total of 165.5 points. The 49ers were led by the strong performances of seniors Sam Jordan and Isaac McReynold. Both Jordan and McReynolds recorded first-place finishes in their respective events, the 60-meters (6.89) and the 60-meter hurdles (8.02).
Rounding out the standings was Fordham (91.5 points), Temple (82.5 points), La Salle (78 points), Saint Joseph's (65 points), Xavier (48 points), Massachusetts (36 points), Richmond (17 points) and Saint Louis (9 points).
For complete results and statistics of the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Indoor Track & Field Championship log on to www.atlantic10.com.
2012 A-10 Track and Field Awards
Men's Most Outstanding Track Performer: Travis Mahoney, Temple
Men's Most Outstanding Field Performer: Jake Wainwright, Charlotte
Men's Most Outstanding Rookie Performer: Jalen Young, Rhode Island
Men's Coach of the Year: John Copeland, Rhode Island