Nighthawks T&F Wrap Up Season at Regis Pride Classic

Photo Credit: Henry Morales
Photo Credit: Henry Morales

WESTON, Mass. - Nighthawks freshmen Malik Francis (Kingston, N.Y.) and Casey Horner (Butler, N.J.) both finished with numerous top-10 finishes for the second time in as many weeks as the Nighthawks wrapped up their season at the Regis Pride Classic.

In the men's 100-meter dash, Francis ran in a time of 11.71 seconds, finishing fourth. In the 200 meters, Francis came away with an eighth-place result, running with a time of 24.18. Francis was also a member of the 4x100 team that set a new program record running in a time of 45.84 seconds. Freshmen Andrew Kalombo (Worcester, Mass.) and Nicholas Luciano (Vineland, N.J.) and sophomore Jarrod Smith (Watertown, N.Y.) also set the new program mark.

The same quartet above ran the 4x400 in 3:54.82. Their qualifying time of 3:40.00 was a program record.

For the women's races, starting with the 400-meters, Horner finished fourth with a time of 1:03.83 seconds, beating her own program record by over a second. Horner was also eighth in the 100-meter dash, finishing with a time of 14.57 seconds. Junior Samantha Libby (New Gloucester, Maine) finished one spot behind in the 100 meters, running with a final time of 14.66 seconds.

Junior Matthew Sobray (Santa Clarita, Calif.) returned to the track with a strong performance in the 100 meters, finishing with a time of 11.91 seconds, good for seventh.

In his final track meet, senior Chris Beaudoin (Bristol, Conn.) finished eighth in the 400-meters with a time of 1:06.45. His 21st place finish in the 1500 meter race re-established his program record, beating the previous time by 0.25 seconds with a time today of 5:10.49.