NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A trio of freshmen led the way for the Marist men’s track team, which competed Sunday at the Yale Springtime Invitational.

Alex Cunningham had the highest individual finish of the day, placing third in the 110-meter hurdles in a personal-best time of 15.52 seconds. Charlie Ropes placed fourth in the 5,000-meter run in 15:18.08, a personal-best time by more than a minute in the event. And Zach Berzal placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles in a personal-best time of 57.80 seconds.

Other personal-best marks on the day for the Red Foxes included Ryan Scrudato (12th in the 1,500, 4:06.09 and Pat Deedy (18th in the 5,000-meter run in 15:58.99).

The Red Foxes will return to action on Friday at the Vassar Twilight Invitational in Poughkeepsie, and then Saturday and Sunday at the MAAC Championships at Rider University.

 Yale Springtime Invitational

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Men’s results

100-meter dash

14-Darren Bushey 11.51

400-meter dash

21-Connor Dodge 55.14

800-meter run

23-Bryan Buttigieg 2:00.64

31-Kyle Hannafin 2:02.48

1,500-meter run

12-Ryan Scrudato 4:06.09

5,000-meter run

4-Charlie Ropes 15:18.08

7-Johnny Lee 15:28.59

11-Billy Posch 15:33.18

12-Billy Hild 15:36.63

17-Pat Rynkowski 15:52.31

18-Pat Deedy 15:58.99

20-Ian Dorset 16:04.91

21-Doug Ainscow 16:26.10

22-Omar Perez 16:32.96

26-Tommy Lappas 16:38.69

27-Will Schanz 16:40.43

31-Ricky Willi 17:20.30

110-meter hurdles

3-Alex Cunningham 15.52

400-meter hurdles

5-Zach Berzal 57.80

7-Rob Marone 59.45

3,000-meter steeplechase

6-Chris Reynolds 10:17.45

1,600-meter relay

3-Marist (Zach Berzal, Bryan Buttigieg, Connor Dodge, Darren Bushey) 3:35.56

Long jump

11-Aaron Kippins 5.33 meters