Nighthawks sophomore Jarrod Smith (Watertown, N.Y.) took fifth place in the men's triple jump while freshman Casey Horner (Butler, N.J.) took home 12th place in the 400 meters in the Nighthawks second outdoor event of the season; the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs Invitational.
Nighthawks freshman Khori Jones (Hamilton, N.J.) earned first place in the Women's Triple Jump, leaping a personal best 10.98 meters at the Gordon Kelly Invite hosted by MIT on Saturday morning in the Nighthawks final indoor meet of the season.
Numerous Nighthawks set PRs on Saturday afternoon at the John Thomas Terrier Classic, hosted by Boston University. Senior Christopher Beaudoin (Bristol, Conn.) had the biggest improvement of all the Nighthawks, improving his 800 meter PR by over nine second, running the half-mile in 2:31.66.
Nighthawks freshman Khori Jones (Hamilton, N.J.) set a number of personal records, including a PR in the triple jump at 10.8 meters, en route to a second place finish in the triple jump at the Wheaton Invitational.
In their third all-time meet in program history, the Nighthawks travel to Wheaton (Mass.) College on Saturday afternoon to continue their indoor season. Newbury has shown significant improvement from the first meet to the second, finishing in the top-10 in multiple categories in track and field with the best finish coming on a high jump performance; a fourth place finish.
Nighthawks Track and Field Head Coach Henry Morales announced three changes to the Nighthawks Indoor Track and Field Schedule today, a move that will impact the remaining schedule in January and February.
Nighthawks freshman Khori Jones (Hamilton, N.J.) and sophomore Jarrod Smith (Watertown, N.Y.) collected a fourth place and fifth place finish, respectively, in the high jump events, collecting the only points for Newbury on Saturday afternoon at the Reggie Poyau Invitational, hosted by Brandeis University.
The 2017 Indoor Track and Field team will have to wait one more week for the Nighthawks to return as it was announced today that the Roxbury Community College Tiger All-Comers Meet has been postponed and moved to Jan. 10.
Nighthawks sophomore Karra Douglas (Glenmont, N.Y.) had a strong day for the Nighthawks women on the track, while freshman Khori Jones (Hamilton, N.J.) showed her talents in the field in the Nighthawks. For the Nighthawks men, freshman Ben Pierre (Somerville, Mass.) impressed in the 60 meter dash, finishing with the 21st best time and missing finals qualification by 0.17 seconds. Classmate Brian Robinson (Groton, Conn.) finished 15th in the shot put with a throw of 12.54 meters in the Nighthawks inaugural Indoor Track and Field meet in the 5th annual UMass Boston Indoor Open.