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McAleer and Aschale Lead Men’s Track & Field at Cupid Challenge

Ian McAleer

MEDFORD, Mass. – The Connecticut College men's track & field team competed at the Cupid Challenge hosted by Tufts over the weekend.

The Camels were led by sophomore Ian McAleer (Newfields, N.H.) and junior Danny Aschale (Cambridge, Mass.). McAleer lowered his program standard in the 60-meter dash by finishing fifth overall in 7.21 seconds, which bettered his previous best time of 7.36, and Aschale also put together a fifth-place performance by completing the 5,000 in 14:51.93. In addition, the distance runner ended the weekend ranked 18th nationally.

Other notable performances were made by Josh Simensky (Falmouth, Maine) and Ben Vazquez (Millington, N.J.) in middle distance events. Simensky set a personal record in the 800, navigating the track in 1:58.73, and Vazquez placed third in the 600 in 1:24.96.

Connecticut College will next trek to Boston University to compete at the Valentine Invitational next weekend.