UMaine’s Masters again eclipses four-minute mile

Posted Feb. 13, 2011, at 10:07 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 14, 2011, at 9:51 a.m.

BOSTON — University of Maine’s Riley Masters again finished the mile in under four minutes to automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships in the Valentine Invitational at Boston University Saturday.

Masters, a Bangor native, placed second in the event with a time of 3:58.17, breaking his own school record while running under 3:59.00 for the first time in his career.

Fellow Black Bear James Reed placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a school-record time of 8.20 seconds, qualifying him for the IC4A Championships.

For the UMaine women, Cearha Miller earned a win in the 200 meters, taking the victory with a top-10 school time of 24.09, qualifying her for the ECAC Championships. Jillian O’Brien also qualified for the ECACs by placing fifth (24.95).

Story continues below advertisement.

Jesse Labreck finished the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.41 seconds and Corey Conner took fifth in the mile with a time of 4:44.75. Both qualified for the ECACs with top-10 school marks.


View stories by school

Similar Articles

More in Sports