Corsair Quartet Named As Little East Men's Indoor Relay Team Of The Week

Corsair Quartet Named As Little East Men's Indoor Relay Team Of The Week

The UMass Dartmouth men’s indoor track & field team claimed three Little East Conference weekly awards on Monday afternoon for respective performances at the season-opening UMass Boston Indoor Open last Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Senior Jared Louf-Woods (Salem, Mass./Salem) was named as the Little East Field Athlete of the Week after taking  took top honors and setting a school indoor record in the shot put (16.45 meters/53 feet, 11 ¾ inches) while posting a runner-up finish in the weight throw (17.97 meters/58 feet, 11 ½ inches).  The three-time All-America will compete for the final time as a collegian at the Rhode Island College Invitational on Saturday, December 8th.

Junior All-America George Papoulis (Haverhill, Mass./Haverhill) was tabbed as the Little East Track Athlete of the Week after setting a meet record and posting a first place performance in the 1,000 meters (2:30.99), and he joined up with senior Mike Tierney (Norton, Mass./Norton), junior Delpiero Beaumont (Dorchester, Mass./Urban Science Academy) and sophomore Moisse Irizarry (Peabody, Mass./Peabody Veterans) to claim the conference’s Relay Team of the Week.  The quartet recorded a fifth place performance in the 4 x 400 meter relay on the world renowned track with a time of 3:33.67.

Head Coach Mike Salem’s Corsairs will be idle until Saturday, January 12, 2019 when UMass Dartmouth travels to Medford, Mass. to compete at the Tufts Invitational that begins at 10:00 am EST.