Bears Keep National Championship Bid Alive

Bears Keep National Championship Bid Alive

BOSTON, Mass. - The Coast Guard men's 4x400 team finished second at the Tuft's Last Chance meet keeping their hopes alive for a bid to NCAA National Championship.

The Bears finished in second place with a time of 3:19.48 topping their flat track best of 3:20.79. The time also moves them ahead of NEWMAC foe, WPI, who was ahead of them in the National Rankings. If all remains the same after today, Coast Guard would sit at 12th in the nation with the top 12 declared relays being accepted for the National Championship. 

Splits and order for the relay was sophomore Nicholas Frystak (48.9), sophomore Jacob Pawlina (50.3), junior Luke Rehfuss (50.2) and junior Raeford Penny (49.6).

The 4x400 team along with long jumper Darius Adams will declare for the NCAA Championships tomorrow and find out their fate Monday, March 5th on whether or not they make the cut for the Division III National Championship.