Men's Indoor Track Ranked Second in Mideast Region

Men's Indoor Track Ranked Second in Mideast Region


NEW ORLEANS – The Stevenson University men's indoor track and field team sits in second place behind Johns Hopkins in the initial USTFCCCA Division III regional rankings released Tuesday.  The Mustangs, with a total of 250.60 points, trail the Blue Jays with 326.77.

Stevenson has a total of 11 performances ranked in the top eight of the region, including three in the 60 meter dash.  In the 60, Matt Riggins is second in the region with a time of 7.02 seconds, while Aaron Holliday is fourth with a time of 7.05.  Kendall Belser is seventh with a 7.07 second effort.  Belser is also ranked third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.83 seconds, while Riggins, Belser, Sean Dodson and Vladhimir Theophile are ranked first in the 4x400 with a time of 3:26.18.

Distance runner Langston Gash is the final track athlete ranked, as his time of 14:56.77 in the 5000-meter run is third in the region.

In field events, Dimeon Wright is ranked second in the long jump with a 7.04 meter leap, while he sits third in the triple jump with a 14.09 meter effort.  In shot put, Maurice Johnson is fourth with a 14.80 meter toss, while Gabe Madro is ranked fourth in the heptathlon with a total of 3,656 points.  Curtis McInnis rounds out Stevenson's ranked performers, as he is eighth in the weight throw at 14.50 meters.

The Stevenson men's indoor track and field team returns to action Friday and Saturday at the Bison Open and Multi hosted by Bucknell University.