Foster Sets New School Record at Open New England Championship

Brett Foster
Brett Foster

BOSTON, Mass. - Junior Brett Foster set a new school record in the 1000 as the Bears competed at day two of the Open New England Championship at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Foster ran 2:27.70 for a fourth place finish and All-New England honors. He broke the school record of 2:27.75 set by Mike Flint in 2007. Flint was a four time All-American. He was also the only Division III athlete to make finals as the other seven competitors were all Division I athletes.

Sophomore Jacob Pawlina earned All-New England honors in the 200 finishing in fourth place with a time of 22.49.

Pawlina also teamed with the Bears 4x400 that ran 3:17.62 for a third place finish and All-New England honors. The team was comprised of Pawlina, sophomore Nicholas Frystak, junior Luke Rehfuss and junior Raeford Penny.

The Coast Guard 4x800 team of sophomore Sydney Johnson, senior William Klein, senior Caleb Teachout and sophomore Benjamin Taminger also earned All-New England honors with a sixth place finish in 7:51.87.

The men's track and field team is back in action on March 3rd and 4th when they take part in the Tufts Last Chance meet.

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