Bears Place 3rd at Tufts Stampede

Bears Place 3rd at Tufts Stampede

MEDFORD, Mass. – Senior All-American Adam Scalesse won the 60 meter hurdles (8.26) and classmate Ben Wolhaupter won the pole vault (15 feet, one inch) leading Coast Guard to a third place finish at the Tufts Stampede.

Also for the Bears, Brad Pienta was second in the 1,000 meters (a personal best 2:36.61), Andrew Scheffey was third in the 600 meters (1:25.77), Thomas Bondurant took third in the weight throw (52 feet, 10.75 inches)

Gary Ezzo was fourth in the 3,000 meters (personal best 8:50.57) while Clay Kosack placed fourth in the heptathlon with 4,041 points. In the competition, Kosack ran 9.78 in the 60 meter hurdles, jumped 17'2.75" in the long jump, threw the shot 37'5.25", cleared 5'3" in the high jump and 12'5.5" in the pole vault, ran 7.64 in the 60 meter dash and posted a 2:50.37 1000 meter run.

Jordan Lee was fifth in the 800 meters (a season best 1:55.98), Park Suski was fifth in the 1,000 meters (2:44.96), Ben Hannon placed fifth in the 400 meters (52.15).

Zach Velazquez ran a personal best 15:08.34 in the 5,000 meters to place eighth.

James Dawkins, Fred Higgins, Jason Kniss, and Kelcey Smith ran the 4x200 meter relay in 1:35.03 to take second. Near the conclusion of the meet, Dawkins, Higgins, Lee, and Scalesse ran 3:24.81 in the 4x400 relay to win the event.