Southern Maine Competes at Bowdoin Invitational #2
BRUNSWICK, Maine -- The University of Southern Maine men's track and field team turned in 11 New England Division III Championships qualifying performances Saturday at the Bowdoin Invitational #2 meet at the Farley Field House.
Junior Drew Gamage (Sabattus, Maine/Oak Hill) posted an indoor career best in the triple jump (14.10 meters/46-3 ¼) en route to a third-place finish. Gamage also tied for sixth in the high jump (1.88 meters/6-2). Both performances met the NE Division III standards.
Rookie Kyle Farrar (Rumford, Maine/Mountain Valley) improved his NE Division III qualifying mark in the triple jump (13.18 meters/43-3) with his seventh-place result. The rookie jumper also was third in the long jump (6.55 meters/21-6). Senior Justin Pierce (Standish, Maine/Mt. Ararat) met the NE Division III qualifying standard in the high jump (1.88 meters/6-2).
Junior Jared Marshall (Gloucester, Mass.) had a runner-up finish in the 60-meter dash (7.08) and a third-place result in the 200 meters (22.67). Junior Hany Ramadan (Portland, Maine/Deering) took the runner-up spot in the 400 meters (51.05), and sophomore Donivyn Harms (Westbrook, Maine/Rochelle (Ill.)) was fourth (51.32). Senior Trey Rogers (Auburn, Maine/Edward Little) had NE Division III qualifying times in the 60-meter dash (7.19) and the 200 (23.01).
The Huskies 4 x 400-meter relay group of Harms, sophomore Cam Labrie (Tamworth, N.H./Kennett), junior Devin Warren (Smithfield, Maine/Messalonskee) and Ramadan posted the best time in New England this season with their time of 3:23.18 to win the event.
M.I.T. took the top spot in the final team standings with 174.50 points. Tufts University was second with 132, followed by Bowdoin with 100, Merrimack College with 88 and Southern Maine 61.50.
Southern Maine is back in action next Saturday (12:00 p.m.) at the USM Open III.