BRUNSWICK, Maine - Junior Darius Adams moved into the top 25 in the nation in the long jump as Coast Guard finished in second place at Bowdoin Invitational.
The Bears finished with 192 points for second place while host Bowdoin won with 228 points.
In his second jump of the day Adams made it 22-9.75 to win the long jump and also qualify him for the New England Division III and Open Championship. His distance also puts him with in 2.25 inches of school record holder Carl Luxhoj who jumped 23-00 in 2008 and is the 23rd best jump in the nation this year.
Sophomore Benjamin Taminger was the only other individual winner for Coast Guard as he ran 1:23.20 in the 600 qualifying him for the New England Division III and Open Championship as well.
Junior Richard Lee (2nd, 7.14), junior Tyler Templeton (4th, 7.26) and sophomore Jacob Pawlina (6th, 7.27) wrapped up 13 points in the 60 meter dash while Pawlina (2nd, 22.77), junior Raeford Penny (4th, 22.87) and junior Luke Rehfuss (6th, 23.19) combined for 13 in the 200. Lee qualified for the New England Division III Championship while the trio of 200 runners qualified as well.
Penny (50.60), Rehfuss (51.18) and sophomore Nichola Frystak (51.28) went 3-4-5 in the 400 qualifying them all for the New England Division III Championship while junior Brett Foster (2:32.52), senior Caleb Teachout (2:37.67) and freshman Riley Miller (2:38.14) went 2-3-4 in the 1000 giving Foster a qualifying time as well.
Sophomores Alex Kearney and Colton Atkinson went 3-4 in the mile in 4:33.74 and 4:34.37 respectively while senior James Rimmele (4th, 9:14.80), freshman Andre Gallant (5th, 9:18.48), freshman Ross Kolko (6th, 9:57.16) and freshman Jakob Daubert (7th, 10:25.34) wrapped up the 3K.
Freshmen Thomas Jordan (17:02.14) and Jacob McGlumphy (17:09.81) went 2-3 in the 5K.
In the field events junior Sawyer Stanton (6-04) was second in the high jump and freshman Jason Cho cleared 11-5.75 in the pole vault. Freshman Dante Roberts, sophomore Justin Jezuit and freshman Ben Zarlengo combined for 24 points between the shot put and weight throw.
The Bears also took first place in both the 4x400 (3:26.35) and the DMR (10:44.27).