Trinity Men's Outdoor Track And Field Dominates Rainy Home Meet

Trinity Men's Outdoor Track And Field Dominates Rainy Home Meet

Hartford, Conn. – Senior sprinter Alex Tomcho (Windsor, Conn.) and junior thrower Myles Walsh (Winchester, Mass.) won two events each, as the Bantams hosted the Trinity College Men's Outdoor Track and Field Invitational and won 11 events on a rainy afternoon on Jessee/Miller Field.  Tomcho won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.97 and the 400-meter dash at 51.81, while Walsh took first place in the discus throw with a heave of 114'09" and in the hammer throw at 83'11". Some events were held indoors.

Trinity won every individual race in the meet, including first-place times of 11.12 by first-year Robert Allen (Bloomfield, Conn.) in the 100 meters, 2:00.67 by classmate Tim Lautenbach (Weston, Conn.) in the 800 meters, 4:06.25 by sophomore Stephen Tyler (Weston, Conn.) in the 1,500-meters, and 15:54.35 by first-year Henry Potter (Lake Oswego, Oregon) in the 5,000 meters.  Bantam senior tri-captain Luke Mayer (Morristown, N.J.) won the 110-meter hurdles by a full second with a time of 15.82.  In jumps, rookie Abel Ngala (New York, N.Y.) won the long jump with a distance of 19'09" and junior Jyles Romer (Nassau, Bahamas) won the triple jump at 39'04". 

"Today was a great display of our team character," said Trinity Head Coach John Michael Mason. "I was proud that we organized a good meet despite extremely rainy conditions, and everyone chipped in to make it a positive experience. The weather did not prevent the team from putting up some pretty good results either. We are excited to enter championship season on a high note."