Men's Track and Field Competes in the Engineers Cup

Jameel Galloway

Cambridge, MA ---  WPI Men's Track and Field posted 12 top three finishes Saturday  as the Crimson and Gray totaled 53 points to finish behind Tech rivals MIT (117) and RPI (65) at the 2013 Engineers Cup on Saturday.

Jameel Galloway (Randolph, MA) leapt to a first place finish in the high jump at 1.93m.  Teammate Wesley DeChristofaro (Woonsocket, RI) jumped  1.88m in the same event for the second spot. 

Junior Gary Feldman (Ellington, CT) had a good day tallying a first place finish in the hammer, heaving it 50.23m.  He also hucked the discuss 41.48m for the second place spot. 

Austin Holliday (Danville, CA) crossed the line at 11.26 for the number two spot in the 100-meter.  He finished third in the 200-meter with a time of 22.56.  In the 110-meter hurdles Tim Forrest (Madison, CT) took second with a time of 15.05. 

Zac Chupka (Douglas, MA) and Edmund Eduah (Accra, Ghana) also posted second place finishes in javelin and triple jump respectively.  Chupka threw for 52.97m and Eduah bounded 13.45m. 

The Crimson and Gray saw third place finishes from Nate Martel (Standish, ME) in the shot put (13.13m), Stephen Kocienski (Schaghticoke, NY) in the 400-meter (49.38), and Lucas Roy (Bourne, MA) in the 800 (2:00.30).  

The WPI relay teams fared well with a second and third place finish on the day.  The 4x100 relay of Eduah, Holliday, Galloway and Ditton Kawalya (Kampala, Uganda) finished second with a time of 43.07 while Joey Collins (Standish, ME), Nicholas Aleles (Tappan, NY), Thomas Kostelak (Bernardsville, NJ) and Kocienski took the third spot in the 4x400 at 3:30.74. 

The team returns to the track next Saturday at Springfield.