BANGOR, Maine – The Husson men's and women's outdoor track & field team will be sending 16 student-athletes to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. for the New England Division III Championship.
(All of the rankings are for the New England seedings)
Justin Martin, one of the many multiple sport athletes on the outdoor track and field teams, qualified for New Englands in the javelin and is currently ranked 9th.
Jeffrey Ward, a freshman for the outdoor track & field team, is currently ranked 16th in the long jump.
Robenson Saintard, who will be competing in the 100 meter, 200 meter and the 4x100 meter relay, is ranked 10th in the 100m and 22nd in the 200m. This is his first season competing on the collegiate level as he had previously played four years of football.
Jake Dobos, also competing in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and the 4x100 meter relay, is ranked 18th in the 100m and 33rd in the 200m. Dobos is another football player who is finding success on the track.
Competing in his first New England championship, Kyanti Blyden is ranked 16th in the high jump.
Faith Burnett, who qualified for the shot put, and Issy Capozzi, who qualified for the discus, are not able to attend the DIII New England Championship due to previous commitments to graduation ceremonies.
Leah Desjardins, who has earned a spot in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and 4x100 meter, is currently ranked 24th in the 100m and 27th in the 200m.
Eric Hathaway is ranked 8th in the shot put and 9th in the hammer throw. Hathaway is the highest ranked Husson athlete at the championships.
Ranked 25th in New England, Cayd Wortman will be representing Husson in the 110 meter hurdles.
Dominick Lizotte is currently ranked 19th in the pole vault. The true freshman is competing in his first outdoor track & field New England Championship.
The 4x100 relay order for the women's is Shea Curley, Tamara Rodriguez, Arianna McKinnon, and Leah Desjardins. The relay team is currently ranked 19th in NE.
The New England DIII Championship Meet will take place this weekend, May 4-5.