Amherst, Mass. - The Trinity College men's track and field team had a strong showing at the Amherst College Spring Fling meet on Saturday, finishing in fifth place out of nine colleges. Freshman Alex Tomcho (Windsor, Conn.) finished a mere .08 seconds off the first place time in the 400 meter dash to earn four points towards the team total. Senior co-captain Patrick Hoagland (San Diego, Calif.) and senior Sean Dunn (Marcellus, N.Y.) both took second place in the 800 and 5,000 meter runs, respectively, good for eight team points each.
Trinity dominated the 110 meter hurdles as senior Geoff Bocobo (Villanova, Pa.), freshman Luke Mayer (Morristown, N.J.), and sophomore Bassil Bacare (West Roxbury, Mass.) finished first, second, and fourth, respectively to earn a combined 22 points towards the Bantams team score. Bocobo also took home the 400 meter hurdles, edging the second place runner by .50 seconds. Sophomore Jack Boucher (Newton, Mass.) came in second place in the javelin throw while freshman Mark Hillsamer (Princeton, N.J.) placed fourth in the same event.
The Bantams return to action next weekend when they compete in the Connecticut College Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.