Danny Aschale Places Third in 5,000-Meter Run at New England Track & Field Championships

Danny Aschale Places Third in 5,000-Meter Run at New England Track & Field Championships

HANOVER, N.H. – Sophomore Danny Aschale (Cambridge, Mass.) of the Connecticut College men's track & field team raced to a third-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the New England Championships on Friday evening.

Aschale, who was competing in the event for the second time this spring, punched in a time of 14:31.29 at the championship meet. The mark ranks among the top 15 nationally and is also a 27-second improvement since he previously completed the race at the Silfen Invitational on Apr. 13.

Select members of the Connecticut College men's track & field team will next compete at a final qualifier meet hosted by MIT on Thursday, May 17 at 5:00 p.m.

Final Team Standings

1. Southern Connecticut State 113.50; 2. Massachusetts 71; 3. New Hampshire 53; 4. UMass Dartmouth 48.50; 5. Dartmouth 47.50; 6. Northeastern 40; 7. WPI 39.50; 8. Williams 35.50; 9. Merrimack 32; 10. Brandeis 31; 28. Connecticut College 6.