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Men's T&F Competes at Terrier Invitational

Jan. 27, 2014



CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Boston College men’s track and field team competed at the BU John Thomas Terrier meet at Boston University on Saturday. Four individuals and one relay team met the IC4A qualifying standard for the Eagles.

Mitchell McGinty competed at the Harvard Multi meet the same day, and set a new personal record in the heptathlon by over 200 points. He set personal bests in the 60m (7.66), the shotput (12.31m), the high jump (1.99m) and the pole vault (3.50m) en route to a sixth-place finish.

At the Terrier Invitational, the distance medley relay team of Pat Daly, Connor O’Neill, Tim Ferris and James Zingarini crossed the line in 10:04.59, meeting the IC4A qualifying standard and good for third overall in the race.

Two Eagles met the IC4A mark in the 1000m. Tim Ferris finished 11th with a time of 2:26.18 and Tom Hennessey took 17th, finishing in 2:28.31.

Connor O’Neill and Anthony Bellitti were the final two runners to meet the IC4A standard for the Eagels. O’Neill took 14th in the 500m with a time of 1:04.68, and Bellitti finished 30th in the 3000m (8:22.36), setting his own personal record. James Newhouse (8:36.22) and Kevin Sullivan (8:37.81) also set PR’s in the 3000m.

Tom Hennessey took 29th in the 800m with a time of 1:54.64, a personal best. Ryan Cooney (1:55.38, 33rd) also set a lifetime best in the race.

BC had two great performances by freshman in the mile, as Tyler Hanson finished in 4:15.06 and Ciaran Murphy crossed the line at 4:17.60.

Darren James led the way for the Eagles in the 400m with his time of 49.50.

The Eagles will be back in action February 1 for the Harvard Invitational.

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