Track & Field Returns to Action at Reggie Poyau Memorial

BOSTON - Nighthawks sophomores Taymise Sanders (Malden, Mass.) and Desiree Snead (South Easton, Mass.) continued their strong seasons while classmate Mary Jok (Lynn, Mass.) added her first event win of the season in the Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational, hosted by Brandeis University on Saturday.

Sanders took first place in the 200-meter dash with a winning time of 26.85. Sanders also finished second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.24 seconds.

Jok was effective in the field events, taking home her first event win of the season in the high jump. Jok cleared the bar at 1.50 meters; a new program record. Jok also added a fifth-place finish in the 600-meter run. 

Snead was effective in the hurdles, placing third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.72 seconds. 

The women's program totaled 35 points in the meet, good for sixth place.

On the men's side, junior Andrew Kalombo (Worcester, Mass.) came away with a sixth-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.48 seconds. Sophomore David Jean (Malden, Mass.) placed eighth in the same event.

Senior Jarrod Smith (Watertown, N.Y.) finished seventh in the men's high jump, clearing the bar at 1.75 meters.

The men's program scored one point in the meet, good for ninth place.

The track & field teams are back in action next Sunday at the Greater Boston Track Club Invitational at Harvard University.