Helen Gillis ’13 Staff Writer
Merrimack College Men’s track and field had their most recent meet at the Greyhound Invitational at Moravian College on April 20 in Bethlehem, Pa. Freshman Denzel Livingston had a big day for himself, winning the long jump with a final distance of 6.75m.
This made it a personal record for him and broke the school’s previous record. The jump also qualified him for the New England Championships that will take place in mid-May.
Livingston also came in second overall in the 100m dash finals. He had a time of 10.84 seconds, which was a new school record as well. Graduate students Ethan and Ian Weaver took fifth and sixth place in the 400m with times of 49.47 seconds and 49.84. Ethan Weaver also took a fifth-place finish in the 200m dash with a time of 22.77 seconds.
The women’s track and field team also traveled to Bethlehem to compete in the Greyhound Invitational. Sophomore Noelia Figuereo came in first place in the 100m dash with a time of 12.01. This time also set a new school record in this event. With this win, Figuereo has come in first in at least one of her events in every meet this year.
She also came in third place in the 200m dash with the time of 26.22 seconds. Junior Briana Devereaux had a first-place finish in the 1500m run. She beat all her competition by more than three seconds with the time of 4:45.57.
Sophomore Alyssa Otis earned fourth in the high jump with a distance of 1.53m.