Six Records Fall in Men's Indoor Track & Field Season Opener

Six Records Fall in Men's Indoor Track & Field Season Opener

Boston, Mass - The Newbury College Men's Track & Field team kicked off their 2017-2018 indoor season in record-setting fashion on Saturday at the UMass Boston Indoor Opener.  The 6th annual event took place at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Top Performers

  • Rory Dobbins (Riverside, R.I.)  set the school record in the 60-meter hurdles. In his first collegiate race, Dobbins ran a time of 10.52 seconds, with placed him 29th in the event.

  • David Jean (Malden, Mass.) ran a 55.44 in the 400-meter dash, setting yet another new school record for the Nighthawks. Jean finished 37th in the event.

  • Freshman Geralson Withrow (Mystic, Conn.) picked up from where he left off during the cross country season, placing 37th in the 1 mile with a school record time of 5:14:48.  Withrow also set a school record in the 5000 meters where he finished 32nd with a time of 17:20.87.

  • Freshman Jawhaun Santiago (Lowell, Mass) also set a pair of school records. Santiago went 5.75 meters in the long jump and 1.80 meters in the high jump.  Those marks were good enough for a 26th and 9th place finishes, respectively.

Up Next

The Nighthawks will compete at the Rhode Island College Invitational on Saturday, December 9th.