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Men’s Track & Field Tunes Up For NESCAC Championships at Trinity Invitational

Billy Fleurima

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut College men's track & field team had its final tuneup for the upcoming NESCAC Championships at the Trinity Invitational on Saturday.

Senior Austin DiMartino (West Haven, Conn.) registered a pair of top-two finishes for the Camels, who battled against heavy rain and wind throughout the meet. He won the shot put with a season-best toss that traveled 36-feet, 6.25-inches and finished second in the discus throw with a mark of 104-11.

On the track, freshman Billy Fleurima (Bronx, N.Y.) anchored the 4x100-meter relay to a winning time of 44.97 seconds. The group also included junior Jake Beloin (Cheshire, Conn.), freshman Sebastian Cox (Washington, D.C.), and sophomore Ian Anderson (Chicago, Ill.).

Other notable performances were made by senior Jonathan Handy (Hingham, Mass.) and freshman Matt Sambor (Longmeadow, Mass.). Handy was third in the javelin throw, launching the spear 151-1, and Sambor finished third in the 110-meter hurdles by hitting the tape in 17.59 seconds.

Connecticut College will next trek to Middlebury to compete at the NESCAC Championships on Saturday, Apr. 20.