BRUNSWICK, Maine.--Connecticut College senior Ben Bosworth (Dorchester, Mass.) placed fifth in the 1500 meter run with a time of 3:55.20 to lead the Camels at the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championship (NESCAC) hosted by Bowdoin College today.
Bosworth ascended to 37th place in the national rankings with his performance. The Camels scored 12 points to finish in 11th place. In the javelin throw, sophomore Mike D'Onofrio (West Haven, Conn.) placed fifth with a mark of 171 feet, one inch, earning a spot in the upcoming New England Division III Championship.
Sophomore Scott Mason (Wyndmoor, Pa.) posted a time of 15:15.69 to place seventh in the 5000 meters for the Camels. In the 4x400 meter relay, Arlo Siegel (Florence, Mass.), Geoff Pendergast (Weston, Mass.), Price Day (Harvard, Mass.) and Austin DiMartino (West Haven, Conn.) placed eighth with a time of 3:34.31. Bosworth Jacob Brill-Weil (Cambridge, Mass.), Jordan Comeau (Winchendon, Mass.) and Danny Aschale (Cambridge, Mass.) posted a time of 8:05.23 in another eighth place finish for Connecticut College in the 4x800 meter relay.
In the 4x100 meter relay, freshman Jacob Beloin (Cheshire, Conn.), DiMartino, Siegel and Pendergast ran a season-best time of 44.66 seconds for the Camels today. Sophomore Jonathan Handy (Hingham, Mass.) showed tremendous signs of improvement in the hammer throw for the Camels. Handy, who was the last man to qualify for today's championship, reached the finals and finished ninth with a mark of 132 feet, eight inches. That was an improvement of close to 13 feet from his previous best throw.
Mason is ranked 12th on the national performance list in the 3000 meter steeplechase. In the 5000 meter run, Aschale and Mason are ranked #31 and #39 for the Camels.