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Men’s Track & Field Competes at Coast Guard Invitational

Men’s Track & Field Competes at Coast Guard Invitational

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Junior Jonathan Handy (Hingham, Mass.) registered a pair of top-six finishes in throwing events to pace the Connecticut College men's track & field team at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Camels finished the meet in a tie for sixth place with 43 points.

Handy most notably placed third in the hammer throw by registering a toss that traveled 140-feet, 2-inches. He also picked up an additional three points for the Camels with a sixth-place mark of 129-7 in the javelin throw.

On the track, the Camels got notable efforts from sophomore Christian Carr-Locke (Walpole, Mass.) and freshman Ian McAleer (Newfield, N.H.). Carr-Locke finished fifth in the 800-meter run in 1:59.99, while McAleer was seventh in the 100-meter dash in 11.35 seconds.

Connecticut College will compete at home next weekend when it hosts the Silfen Invitational beginning on Friday, Apr. 13.

Team Standings

1. Coast Guard 201; 2. Franklin Pierce 126; 3. Westfield State 118; 4. Trinity 75; 5. Eastern Connecticut State 58; T-6. Connecticut College 43; T-6. Babson 43.