Men’s Track & Field Competes Over the Weekend

sam baker

 sprint medley group


- Event: Ocean State Invitational |Penmen Relays
- Place: 3rd/14
- Dates: April 12 & 13, 2019
- Location: Providence, R.I. | Springfield, Mass.

- The Lead: The Assumption men's track & field team had numerous strong finishes at the Ocean State Invite on Friday and one new school record on Saturday at the Penmen Relays hosted by Southern New Hampshire.


- On Friday in the Ocean State Invitational, junior Max Michaud (Northboro, Mass. / Algonquin) placed seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.89. The time is the fourth fastest in the region this year.

- In the first relay of the Penmen Relays, Assumption won the sprint medley relay by nearly two seconds with a school-record time of 3:32.88. Tom Helms (North Reading, Mass. / North Reading) led off, followed by Everett Pirtle (Northborough, Mass. / Algonquin), J. Scott MacDuffie (Grafton, Mass. / Grafton) and Anthony Marini (Ipswich, Mass. / Ipswich).

- Pirtle then won the 400 meters in 49.58 seconds. In the 800 meters, junior Daniel DeLuca (Riverside, R.I / East Providence) placed sixth with a time of 1:59.1.

- Senior Dillon Bruso (Auburn, Mass. / Auburn) had his best meet of the season, winning the shot put with a throw of 14.40 meters. Junior William Bennett (Tewksbury, Mass. / Tewksbury) was behind him in fifth with a throw of 14.13 meters. Bruso then took 10th in the discus with a distance of 36.96 meters.

- In the mile, Andrew Mongiat (Waterboro, Maine / Massabesic) led the team with a fourth place finish in 4:32.54, while William Mardo (Cumberland, R.I. / Cumberland) was sixth in 4:35.54. Sophomore Andrew Lamb (Marshfield, Mass. / Marshfield) then came through with a sixth place finish in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:46.35 and Ryan Mardo (Cumberland, R.I. / Cumberland) was ninth in 15:50.06.

- Senior John Plisko (Moosic, Pa. / Riverside) took second in the javelin with a throw of 58.12 meters, nearly three meters better than his mark a week ago. Junior Jeffrey Chicca (Westport, Mass. / Bishop Stang) was close behind in fourth with his toss of 52.94 meters.

- In the 3000 meter steeplechase, sophomore Shawn Scullion (Candiac, Que. / Heritage Regional) placed third overall with his time of 9:57.95. Samuel Baker (Bedford, Mass. / Shawsheen Tech) earned a fifth place finish in the triple jump with his distance of 12.96 meters.


- The team returns to action on Thursday afternoon when they compete in an a dual meet at Merrimack.


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