June 21, 2018
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Bears strong at Dartmouth track meet


HANOVER, N.H.— The University of Maine’s Riley Masters, James Reed and Paul Kelley all won events to help the Black Bears finish second in a meet against Dartmouth and Vermont Saturday.

Dartmouth won the meet with 94 points, Maine was second with 54 points and Vermont took third with 29.

Masters won the mile and qualified for the IC4A Championships with a time of 4 minutes, 14.61 seconds while Reed finished first in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.46 seconds, and Kelley won the 500 meters with a time of 1:06.43.

Nathaniel Meade won the triple jump with a distance of 43 feet, 10.5 inches while Wilson Adams (51-01.75, weight throw), Trevor England (20-9.75, long jump), Justin Gagne (48-6, shot put), Cameron Stevens (51.36, 400 meters), Jason Kaake (1:58.44, 800 meters) and James Berry (14-6, pole vault) all took runner-up honors in their respective events.

In the women’s meet, Maine’s Cearha Miller, Jesse Labreck and Corey Conner all posted ECAC qualifying marks.

Dartmouth won the meet with 72 points while Maine was second with 53 and Vermont third with 46.

Miller took top honors in the 60-meter dash at 7.61 while Labreck won the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.68, after posting the fastest time in the preliminaries with a time of 8.53. She also qualified for the ECACs in the long jump as she won by more than two feet with a leap of 19-7.50.

Conner cruised to a win in the mile with a time of 4:52.71 that qualified for the ECACs. She also won the 1,000 meters in 2:58.54.

Also performing well for the women’s team was freshman Allison Fereshetian (second, 60 hurdles, 8.90), Jennifer Lucy (first, 800 meters, 2:19.22) and Shelby Tuttle (second, triple jump, 37-9.25).

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