Williams Posts Victory in 1,000 Meters at Tufts Cupid Challenge

Williams Posts Victory in 1,000 Meters at Tufts Cupid Challenge

MEDFORD, Mass.--Connecticut College senior Niall Williams (Scotia, N.Y.) posted a time of 2:30.44 to win the 1000 meter run at the Tufts Cupid Challenge Saturday. Williams posted the second fastest time in school history, earning invitations to the New England Division III as well as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship for the Camels.

In the one-mile run, sophomore Connor Trapp (Wilmette, Ill.) moved up to 29th place on the NCAA performance list with his fifth place time of 4:19.08, earning invites to the two aforementioned championships for the Camels in a fourth place showing.  Junior Ben Bosworth (Dorchester, Mass.) placed fifth in the 3000 meters, ascending to 24th place on the national performance list in a fifth place finish. Bosworth earned invitations to the New England Division III and ECAC Championships with a time of 8:33.09.

In the 4x800 meter relay, Trapp, Williams, Jordan Comeau (Winchendon, Mass.) and Price Day (Harvard, Mass.) placed third for the Camels with a time of 8:08.98.

In the pole vault senior, Nick Fischetti (Groton, Mass.) and freshman Austin Dimartino (West Hartford, Conn.) were the fifth and sixth collegiate scorers (seventh and eighth including unattached competitors). Fischetti reached his apex at 10 feet, 11 and three quarters of an inch while Dimartino posted a mark of nine feet, six and one quarters of an inch.

In the triple jump, freshman Chris Conner (Glastonbury, Conn.) covered a distance of 40 feet, two inches to place eighth for the Camels.