Nighthawks Track & Field Start Season at UMass Boston Open

Nighthawks Track & Field Start Season at UMass Boston Open

BOSTON, Mass. - Newbury Indoor Track & Field made their debut on Saturday afternoon for their third season of action at the 7th Annual UMass Boston Indoor Open.

On the women's side, sophomores Taymise Sanders (Malden, Mass.) and Desiree Snead (South Easton, Mass.) picked up where they left off as freshmen, having top-10 performances in their respective events.

Sanders finished third overall in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.74 and placed ninth in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.23. The ninth-place finish was just shy of qualifying for the finals in the 60-meter.

Snead finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles, running in a time of 9.72. She improved on her preliminary time of 9.78 to qualify for the 60-meter hurdle finals.

On the men's side, sophomore David Jean (Malden, Mass.) placed 11th in the 500-meter run, finishing with a time of 1:11.38. Sophomore Geraldson Withrow (Mystic, Conn.) and freshman Anthony Crocco (Trumbull, Conn.) finished 15th and 16th place, respectively in the 800-meter run.

The Nighthawks programs return next Saturday at Plymouth State for the PSU Classic, hosted in Portsmouth, N.H., starting at 10:00 a.m.