WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia -- The men’s track team had one school record broken and two individuals qualify for the ICAAAA Championships, as well as a bevy of career-best performances, at the Colonial Relays, held Thursday through Saturday at the College of William and Mary’s Zable Stadium.  

In the 6,000-meter (4x1500-meter) relay, the team of Saad Baig, Zach Ropes, Steven Rizzo and Stefan Morton obliterated the previous school record with a fourth-place performance in 16:00.59. The previous mark, set in 2014 at the same meet, was 16:17.39.

In the 10,000-meter run, junior Dietrich Mosel qualified for the ICAAAA Championships for the second consecutive spring, placing sixth in 30:43.90 – a career-best time by more than 30 seconds. He will be joined at the championships by sophomore Mike Kennedy, who also qualified with a time of 31:21.15 – a career-best mark by more than one minute. In the same event, sophomore Matt Baffuto lowered his career-best by 20 seconds, racing to a time of 31:40.60.

Other career-best marks were achieved in the following events by the following athletes:

3,000-meter run: Stefan Morton 8:32.60; Steven Rizzo 8:36.24.

5,000-meter run: Palmer Weimann 15:03.98; Joe Miller 15:25.28

800-meter run: Zachary Ropes 1:54.37; Drew Burns 1:55.99

400-meter hurdles: Joe Cafaro 56.22

In the team standings, the Red Foxes placed 21st out of 46 teams, totaling 17 points.

The track team returns to action on Saturday at the Rider Invitational.

Colonial Relays

Zable Stadium, College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA

Thursday/Friday/Saturday, March 30-31-April 1, 2017

Complete men’s results and splits

200-meter dash

22. Tim Johnson 22.75

800-meter run

29. Zachary Ropes 1:54.37

46. Drew Burns 1:55.99

65. Brian Henderson 1:57.32

3,000-meter run

3. Stefan Morton 8:32.60

67, 2:16 (69), 3:26 (70), 4:34 (68), 5:44 (70), 6:54 (70), 8:00 (66), 8:32.60 (32.60)

9. Steven Rizzo 8:36.24

68, 2:16 (68), 3:26 (70), 4:35 (69), 5:44 (69), 6:54 (70), 8:01 (67), 8:36.24 (35.24)

15. Saad Baig 8:52.45

68, 2:16 (68), 3:26 (70), 4:36 (70), 5:50 (74), 7:06 (76), 8:19 (73), 8:52.45 (33.45)

32. Conor Stack 9:11.71

72, 2:25 (73), 3:38 (73), 4:54 (75), 6:09 (75), 7:25 (76), 8:40 (75), 9:11.71 (31.71)

5,000-meter run

53. Palmer Weimann 15:03.98

72, 2:25 (73), 3:37 (72), 4:50 (73)

6:03 (73), 7:15 (72), 8:30 (75), 9:44 (74)

10:57 (73), 12:11 (74), 13:23 (72), 14:31 (68)

15:03.98 (32.98)

82. Joe Miller 15:25.28

71, 2:23 (72), 3:35 (72), 4:48 (73)

6:02 (74), 7:17 (75), 8:33 (76), 9:48 (75)

11:05 (77), 12:21 (76), 13:37 (76), 14:51 (74)

15:25.28 (34.28)

10,000-meter run

6. Dietrich Mosel 30:43.90 *ICAAAA qualifier

71, 2:29 (78), 3:43 (74), 4:57 (74)

6:12 (75), 7:27 (75), 8:40 (73), 9:55 (75)

11:10 (75), 12:25 (75), 13:39 (74), 14:54 (75)

16:09 (75), 17:20 (71), 18:35 (75), 19:49 (74)

21:02 (73), 22:16 (74), 23:32 (76), 24:46 (74)

25:59 (73), 27:11 (72), 28:25 (74), 29:38 (73)

30:43.90 (65.90)

1600m splits: 4:57, 4:58, 4:59, 4:55, 4:57, 4:52

5km splits: 15:30, 15:13.90

17. Mike Kennedy 31:21.15 *ICAAAA qualifier

76, 2:32 (76), 3:47 (75), 5:03 (76)

6:18 (75), 7:33 (75), 8:48 (75), 10:02 (74)

11:19 (77), 12:35 (76), 13:49 (74), 15:03 (74)

16:18 (75), 17:32 (74), 18:48 (76), 20:03 (75)

21:18 (75), 22:34 (76), 23:48 (74), 25:04 (76)

26:20 (76), 27:36 (76), 28:53 (77), 30:08 (75)

31:21.15 (73.15)

1600m splits: 5:03, 4:49, 5:01, 5:00, 5:01, 5:04

5km splits: 15:40, 15:41.15

22. Matt Baffuto 31:40.60

74, 2:30 (76), 3:45 (75), 4:59 (74)

6:13 (74), 7:28 (75), 8:41 (73), 9:55 (74)

11:10 (75), 12:25 (75), 13:39 (74), 14:55 (76)

16:09 (74), 17:23 (74), 18:39 (76), 19:56 (77)

21:13 (77), 22:32 (79), 23:50 (78), 25:08 (78)

26:27 (79), 27:47 (80), 29:06 (79), 30:23 (77)

31:40.60 (77.60)

1600m splits: 4:59, 4:56, 5:00, 5:01, 5:02, 5:15

5km splits: 15:31, 16:09.60

36. Riley Hughes 32:31.12

76, 2:33 (77), 3:48 (75), 5:03 (75)

6:18 (75), 7:33 (75), 8:48 (75), 10:02 (74)

11:19 (77), 12:36 (77), 13:54 (78), 15:13 (79)

16:31 (78), 17:50 (79), 19:11 (81), 20:31 (80)

21:52 (81), 23:12 (80), 24:33 (81), 25:53 (80)

27:13 (80), 28:33 (80), 29:54 (81), 31:12 (78)

32:31.12 (79.12)

1600m splits: 5:03, 4:59, 5:11, 5:18, 5:22, 5:19

5km splits: 15:52, 16:39.12

110-meter hurdles

7. Josh Taylor 15.25

400-meter hurdles

19. Joe Cafaro 56.22

44. Sean Patterson 59.59

400-meter (4x100) relay

20. Marist (Joe Cafaro, Josh Taylor, Sean Patterson, Tim Johnson) 43.99

1,600-meter (4x400) relay

29. Marist (Sean Patterson 52.6, Joe Cafaro 50.4, Drew Burns 51.5, Tim Johnson 51.3) 3:25.84

Sprint medley (200-200-400-800) relay

13. Marist (Joe Cafaro 22.4, Josh Hindle 23.8, Tim Johnson 51.0, Drew Burns 1:57.0) 3:34.56

3,200-meter (4x800) relay

17. Marist (Brian Henderson 1:58.8, Tanner Senius 2:02.1, Anthony Colasanto 2:01.6, Josh Siegel 2:03.8) 8:07.04

6,000-meter (4x1500) relay, men

4. Marist (Saad Baig 3:59.5, Zach Ropes 3:58.6, Steven Rizzo 4:03.8, Stefan Morton 3:58.2) 16:00.59 *school record, old record 16:17.39 in 2014 by Pat Rynkowski, Ken Walshak, Billy Posch, Nick Salek)

Saad Baig: 62, 2:08 (66), 3:12 (64), 3:59.5 (47.5)

Zach Ropes: 60, 2:05 (65), 3:11 (66), 3:58.6 (47.6)

Steven Rizzo: 65, 2:08 (63), 3:12 (64), 4:03.8 (51.8)

Stefan Morton: 59, 2:04 (65), 3:09 (65), 3:58.2 (49.2)

Team standings

Marist 21st out of 46 teams, 17 points