Saints men's track finishes second In Liberty League outdoor championship
St. Lawrence University's men's outdoor track and field team had three individual champions and a relay victory and finished second in the 2014 Liberty League Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Rochester Institute of Technology on Saturday.
RPI ran away from the field to take the team championship with 281.33 points while the Saints were second with 127, RIT third with 92, Union fourth with 54, Vassar fifth with 48 and Bard sixth with 17.66Harrison Sloan won the 1500 meters in 4:01.52, J.T. Martel won the javelin throw with a 53.47 meter throw, and Adrian Wilson won the long jump with a 6.45 meter jump for the Saint individual titles while the Saint 4x100 relay team of Wilson, Omaru Kabia, Shawn Lillie and Karim Creary won in 42.55 just .08 off the league record.
Creary added a second place finish in 11.26 seconds and Omaru Kabia was third in 11.27 in the 100 meters while Wilson was second in 23.13, Omaru Kabia fourth in 23.40 and Al Kabia sixth in 23.72 in the 200. Daniel Viscardi was second in 58.04 with Martel sixth in the 400 hurdles and Scott Smolensky was second in 15:12.89 and Thomas Caulfield third in the 5000 meters.
In field event competition, Lillie was second in the long jump at 6.07. Brian Kane was tied for second in the high jump at 1.83 meters and finished second in the triple jump with a 12.86 meter series with Creary fourth. Scott Kasson added a fourth in the discus and was third in the shot with a 14.04 meter throw.
Trevor Bibb finished fifth in the 10,000 meters in 33:03.84 and Ben Fishbein scored in the 3000 steeplechase with a sixth place finish in 10:37.49. Kane was sixth in the 110 hurdles while Corey Hahnl scored with a sixth in the 1500. Dennis Korir was fourth in the 800 meters. The Saint 4x400 relay of Caulfield, Tyler Baldino, Bibb and Adam Bankert was fourth in 3:30.05.
The Saints will run in the Penn Relays next weekend.