Men Place Fourth at CAC Championships
Mason wins the discus
SALISBURY, Md.- The Catholic University men's track and field team finished fourth at the Capital Athletic Conference Championships Saturday. The Cards scored 47 points which placed them behind Salisbury (262.33), York (154.66) and Mary Washington (97).
In the field events, John Mason (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Loughlin) became a conference champion in the discus tossing it 39.76m. Eric Schoeffling placed third in the javelin with a 51.28m. Jacob Herring (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) finished fifth in the triple jump hitting 12.16m.
Mike Doster (Wayne, Pa./Wayne Valley) put together a strong performance with a second in the 400 hurdle with a 55.38 and had a third place finish in the 110 hurdles running a 16.01. In distance Andrew Smith (Arlington, Tenn./Bolton) was third in the 5,000 with a 16:12.25 and Paul Santuoso (Miami, Fla./Belen Jesuit) ran a 2:03.90 in the 800 to take fifth. The 4x400 team rounded out the top finishes placing third in 3:31.36.
While most of the squad will have next weekend off, the 4x400 team will be traveling to Pennsylvania to compete at the historic Penn Relays on Friday.