Nighthawks Set Program Marks at Penmen Relays

Nighthawks Set Program Marks at Penmen Relays

MANCHESTER, N.H. - The Newbury Nighthawks men's and women's track & field teams continued their strong season with another series of high finishes and program records at the Penmen Relays, hosted by Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday.

Nighthawks freshman Anthony Crocco (Trumbull, Conn.) continues to improve his program-record time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Crocco once again set a new mark in the event, finishing 14th with a time of 11:53.61.

Another program record was set by the foursome of juniors Andrew Kalombo (Worcester, Mass.), Malik Francis (Kingston, N.Y.), and Babyboy Davis (Philadelphia, Pa.), and freshman Nicklas Grid (Billerica, Mass.) in the 4x100-meter relay. The group finished eighth in the relay with a program record time of 44.99.

Nighthawks sophomore Taymise Sanders (Malden, Mass.) earned a pair of top-10 finishes at her time at the Penmen Relays. In the 100-meter dash, Sanders time of 12.61 was good for fifth while a time of 26.04 in the 200-meters was good for ninth.

Sophomore Desiree Snead (South Easton, Mass.) grabbed a fifth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.61.

In the field, sophomore Mary Jok (Lynnfield, Mass.) had a 14th place finish in the high jump, clearing the bar at 1.45 meters.

The Nighthawks compete in their final event before the Conference Championships, returning to action on Saturday, April 20 at the Jay Carisella Invitational, hosted by Northeastern.