Track team surpasses personal records

By Cassidy Murray – 1851 Staff

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Sophomore Massimo Cugno was one of three team members who ran the 200M at the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational. Cugno finished at 25.33 seconds. Photo courtesy of Allie Amos

The men and women’s track and field excelled during the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational on January 26 and 27. The meet took place at the BU Track and Tennis Center.

Freshman Isabella Raffone and sophomore Allie Clancy started in the 60M dash. Raffone came in at 9.11 seconds while Clancy finished with a time of 9.24 seconds.

Senior Lauren Lenahan took the lead in the 400M dash at 1:07.85, followed by her teammates Allie Amos in 1:09.39 and Maggie McGovern in 1:12.78.

Senior Shannon Hart finished the 500M dash in 1:56.92 and freshman Hannah Richards pounced on the 60M Hurdles, finishing in 11.29 seconds.

The men’s team kicked off the Saturday afternoon events with sophomore Alex Deshanais throwing the shot put 8.76 metres and freshman Ben Biello finishing the 60M dash in 7.92 seconds. Junior Ben Lane and sophomore Massimo Cugno ran the 200M dash alongside Biello. Lane led the three runners in 24.26, Cugno in 25.33, and Biello in 25.66 seconds.

Sophomore Kyle Mullen ran a 1:33.81 in the 500M dash, while senior Troy Gonsalves executed the 800M run in 2:32.70. Sophomore Matt Holden ran a 2:56.13 for the 1000M run while junior Ryan Dalaba finished off the day for the Lasers running the one mile run in 4:54.55.

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