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Men's Track & Field Wraps Up Day One At IC4A Indoor Championships

Derrick Petett

March 8, 2014

Day One Results | Sunday Live Results

BOSTON, Mass. - Navy is tied for 13th place with five points after the first day of competition at the IC4A Indoor Championship at Boston University's Track and Tennis Center. Senior Derrick Petett  earned IC4A All-East honors on the opening day.

Petett earned All-East honors by placing fourth in the weight throw with a mark of 62-11.5 (19.19m), earning all five team points. Senior Kyle Fortney took 14th in the weight throw at 58-0.25 (17.683m)

Navy had four athletes advance through the qualifying rounds of the running events on Saturday. Senior Sean Rynning placed second in the heat of the mile prelims with a 4:08.51 to qualify for Sunday's 10-runner final. Sophomore Jordan Sartor-Francis ran a 21.40 in the prelims of the 200m dash to qualify for Sunday's semifinal. Sophomore Nicholas Palermo placed fifth in the 1000m run with a time of 2:24.16 to qualify for Sunday’s final. Sophomore Austin Batiste ran 47.38 to record a second-place finish to move on to Sunday’s finals in the 400m dash.

The Mids 4x400m relay of Brett Bogaard, Jeremy Cadiente, Nathan Gaines and Batiste not only placed first in the prelims with a time of 3:11.82 but broke the school record with the mark as well. The 4x400m relay squad will move forward to Sunday’s final.



Bogaard ran a 21.92 in the 200m dash to place 19th in the prelims. Cadiente was 20th (48.79) in the 400m dash prelims. Roberto Swersky and Max Dunn finished 18th and 28th respectively, in the 800m run with times of 1:53.54 and 1:54.40 in the prelims.

Zach Hebda and Ryan Kelley crossed the tape in order at the 5000m to finish 20th and 21st in the prelims. Isaac Losee placed 16th in the 60m high hurdles with a finishing time of 8.31.

Khaalif Wolfe missed the qualifying mark in the triple jump by 1ft-4in, finishing 11th with a mark of 46-6 (14.17m).

Navy will have 11 athletes in action at the IC4As on Sunday, competing in the 200m, 400m, mile, 1,000m, 4x400m relay, pole vault and shot put. Cornell leads after Day One with 30 points.

IC4A All-East Performers
Derrick Petett    Weight Throw (4th)

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