March 6, 2014

Corsairs Compete At Last Chance Meet

MEDFORD, Mass. – Members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth men's track and field team competed in the Last Chance Meet on the flat-track course at Tufts University this afternoon.     

Three Corsairs participated in the meet in hopes of improving their qualifying marks for the NCAA Championships, which are held on Mar. 14 and 15, in Lincoln, Neb.

Senior Zachary Switaj (Tamworth, N.H.) competed in the mile and crossed the finish line with a time of 4:15.83, while sophomore Ryan Hayes (Kingston, Mass.) tripped the timer at 1:59.09 in the 800 meter event.  In the high jump, junior Adam Jones (Amesbury, Mass.) leaped the bar at 6-6.25 feet.

The Corsairs return to action on Mar. 7 and 8, when they compete in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.