Boston, Mass - The Newbury College Men's Track & Field team kicked off their 2017-2018 indoor season in record-setting fashion on Saturday at the UMass Boston Indoor Opener. The 6th annual event took place at the Reggie Lewis Center.
Rory Dobbins (Riverside, R.I.) set the school record in the 60-meter hurdles. In his first collegiate race, Dobbins ran a time of 10.52 seconds, with placed him 29th in the event.
David Jean (Malden, Mass.) ran a 55.44 in the 400-meter dash, setting yet another new school record for the Nighthawks. Jean finished 37th in the event.
Freshman Geralson Withrow (Mystic, Conn.) picked up from where he left off during the cross country season, placing 37th in the 1 mile with a school record time of 5:14:48. Withrow also set a school record in the 5000 meters where he finished 32nd with a time of 17:20.87.
Freshman Jawhaun Santiago (Lowell, Mass) also set a pair of school records. Santiago went 5.75 meters in the long jump and 1.80 meters in the high jump. Those marks were good enough for a 26th and 9th place finishes, respectively.
The Nighthawks will compete at the Rhode Island College Invitational on Saturday, December 9th.