LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – Graduate student William Griffin (Columbia, Conn.) and sophomore David Marthy (Latham, N.Y.) placed third in their events to lead the Marist men’s outdoor track & field team on the final day of the 2013 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships, held Sunday at Rider University.
Marthy turned in a personal-best time of 1:53.44 to earn a third-place finish in the 800 meters. Griffin placed third in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:43.46.
Freshman Alex Cunningham (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) and junior Jesse Aprile (Yorktown, N.Y.) were the other individuals who earned scoring positions for the Red Foxes, which came in the 110-meter hurdles and 100-meter dash, respectively.
Senior Arquimedes DelaCruz (Wantagh, N.Y.) completed a grueling stretch with a seventh-place finish in the 5,000 meters. In a span of less than 24 hours, DelaCruz ran a total of 18,000 meters by competing in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and 10,000-meter run on Saturday, and Sunday’s 5,000-meter run.
As a team, Marist finished fifth with 39.5 points.
Here are Sunday’s results:
2013 MAAC Outdoor Championships
Day Two – Sunday, May 5
Rider University – Lawrenceville, N.J.
Foul – Aaron Kippins
4 X 100 Relay
7. Nick Salek 4:02.02
6. Alex Cunningham 16.00
10. Connor Dodge 53.73
9. Zach Berzal 58.48, 10. Robert Marone 1:00.06
9. Darren Bushey 23.19
4 X 400-Meter Relay
1. Rider 242, 2. Manhattan 185, 3. Saint Peter’s 98.5, 4. Iona 81, 5. Marist 39.5