Downing Impressive at BU Terrier Invitational
January 27, 2009
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BOSTON, Mass. –The University of New Haven men’s track team competed in the Terrier Invitational at Boston University on Saturday afternoon, and freshman Kevin Downing led the way once again – this time with a second place finish in the 200-meter dash in a time of 21.82. There were 107 competitors in the race.
The competitive field featured numerous NCAA Division I teams, including the University of Connecticut, Duke University, Boston College, Temple University, Seton Hall University and several Ivy League institutions.
Team scores were not kept.
Other top performers for the Chargers included Michael Stevenson who placed 53rd in the 55-meter dash (7.02) and 68th in the 200-meter dash (23.40) and Mark Kirchar who took 41st in the 500-meter dash in a time of 1:08.23. Jared Clasper finished finished 59th in the 800-meter run (2:02.38), while Joshua Woodin took 34th in the shot put (40-4.75).
New Haven’s 4×400-meter relay team took 17th place in a time of 3:25.59.
The Chargers return to the track on Friday, Feb. 6 when they will compete in the two-day Yale Giegengack Invitational.