Phaneuf Sets School Record in 200 Meter Dash at BU

Phaneuf Sets School Record in 200 Meter Dash at BU

BOSTON, Mass.--The Connecticut College men's track and field team visited Boston University to compete in the Terrier Classic this weekend. The Camels had several standout performances in Beantown.

In the 200 meter dash, senior Geoff Phaneuf (Woonsocket, R.I.) qualified for the New England Division III Championship with a school record setting time of 22.86 seconds.

Senior Andrew Duarte (Rocky Hill, Conn.) qualified for the New England Division III, Eastern College Athletic Conference and All-New England Championships with a time of 4:14.57 in the one-mile run.

In the 3000 meters, senior Tim Murtagh (Rowley, Mass.) qualified for the New England Division III Championship with a time of 8:50.54.

Sophomore Patrick Dermody (Erieville, N.Y.) had his ticket stamped for the New England Division III, ECAC and All-New England Championships with a time of 14:56.96 in the 5000 meters.

In the 1000 meter run, senior Tristan Cole (St. Helen, Calif.) and freshman Niall Williams (Niskayuna, N.Y.) earned invitations to both the New England Division III and ECAC Championships with respective times of 2:32.93 and 2:33.92.

In the 4x400 meter relay, the Camel quartet consisting of Ian Rathkey (Old Lyme, Conn.), Chris May (Hudson, Ohio), Armen Arakelian (Bedford, Mass.) and Geoff Phaneuf posted a season best time of 3:34.17.

The Camels added a few other notable personal records. Matt Gitkind (Westborough, Mass.) logged a time of 2:02.52 in the 800 meter run. In the one-mile, Mike Joyce (Wallingford, Conn.), Billy Martinsky (Monroe, Conn.) and Blake Reilly (Lebanon, N.J.) all achieved personal records with respective times of 4:40.31, 4:54.81 and 4:58.02.