May 16, 2014

Scalesse Breaks Record Again, Men 10th at ECAC’s

TROY, N.Y.-Senior Adam Scalesse broke his own 110 meter hurdle record for the second straight day to lead Coast Guard to a 10th place finish on day two of the ECAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by RPI.

Scalesse, after running a 14.12 second race a day earlier, broke his school record in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.05 seconds today. The time ties the best time in the event this season in Division III.

The 4x800 meter relay team for Coast Guard picked up a sixth place finish on the day with a time of 7:54.39. That quartet consisted of junior James Martin, senior Brad Pienta, sophomore Ben Chapman, and freshman Andrew Scheffey.

Senior Clay Kosack wrapped up the decathlon with 5932 points, good for eight place on the weekend. Today he ran 4:55.30 in the 1500 meter run and 17.19 seconds in the 110 hurdles as well as threw 32.82 meters in the discus and 39.84 meters in the javelin while vaulting 3.84 meters in the pole vault.

SUNY-Oneonta won the meet with 63 points to edge out Bates College who posted 60 points as a team. RPI (46 points), MIT (46 points), and SUNY Brockport (45) rounded out the top five teams while Widener, Moravian, Penn St.-Behrend, Buffalo State, and Coast Guard were sixth through 10th, respectively. A total of 57 teams scored points in the meet.

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