Six Individual Titles, Two Relay Wins for Saints at Liberty League Meet
Sophomore Sean Scott was a double champion and Saint athletes won four other individual titles and two relay championships, but St. Lawrence University's men's track and field team had to settle for a second place finish behind Rensselaer in the 2010 Liberty League Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vassar on Saturday.
RPI, which outscored the Saints 140-77 in the field events, won the men's title with 285 points with the Saints second with 203, Union third with 60 and host Vassar a distant fourth with 28 points.
Scott, the indoor league champion in the triple jump, won that event outdoors with a 13.00 meter series and also won the long jump with a 6.31 meter jump for his two victories.
Other Saint champions included Jeremy Beaudette, who ran 9:46.42 to win the 3000 meter steeplechase, Brad Williams who won the 100 in 11.28 seconds, Dan Ramsey with a 3:59.15 clocking in the 1500 meters and John Johnston, who just missed the Liberty League record in the 5000 meters with a win in 15:09.75.
The Saint 4x800 relay team of Geoff Millard, Mike Fox, Josh LeBlanc and Chris Funch also won a league title with a win in 8:01.90 and the 4x100 team of Brad Williams, Andy Fisher, Leif Frymire and Jarell Roberts won in 42.98 seconds. The 4x400 team of Frymire, Will Mosenthal, Jake Fredericks and Chris Pugliano finished third.
Josh LeBlanc was second and Millard fifth in the 1500, Todd Lavigne was fourth in the steeplechase and Fisher was third and Roberts fourth in the 100. Brad Williams was second, Fisher third and Roberts fifth in the 200. Fredericks added a fifth in the 110 hurdles, Pugliano was fourth and Frymire was fifth in the 400 and Funch was second, Fox third and Will Mosenthal fifth in the 800. Justin Spalik was fifth and Fredericks sixth in the 400 hurdles and Seth Jackson was second and Ian Schofield sixth in the 5000.
In other field event competition, Mike Scott was third in the high jump, Spalik was third in the long jump and Fredericks was second in the triple jump. Jesse Clark was second in the shot with a 12.45 meter throw and finished third in the discus with Travis Owens fourth and A.J. Blaisdell sixth in that event. Blaisdell was second with Owens fifth in the hammer and Blaisdell added a fourth in the shot. Austin Carpenter finished third in the javelin.