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Men’s Track & Field Finishes Seventh Overall out of 14 at the Branwen Smith-King Invitational

Photo by Geoff Bolte, Clarus Studios
Photo by Geoff Bolte, Clarus Studios

MEDFORD, Mass. – Freshman Kyron Roberts of the Wesleyan University men's track & field team finished first overall in the 600-meter run on Saturday, as the Cardinals finished seventh overall out of 14 teams with a team score of 36 at the Branwen Smith-King Invitational in Medford, Mass.


  • Stonehill took home first-place honors with a score of 147, while Tufts (119) and MIT (85.50) finished second and third overall, respectively.
  • The Cardinals finished with seven top-10 finishes, as freshman Kevin DeLoughry was the second-place performer in the 400m (50.92), and then the Westwood, N.J. native recorded a sixth-place effort in the 200m (23.42).
  • Sophomore Grant van Inwegen ran a strong race in the 1,000m, with the clock showing 2:32.93 as he crossed the finish line, which was good for third overall.
  • During the pole vault, junior Andrew McCracken, who hails from Topsham, Maine, grabbed third-place accolades with a mark of 4.40.
  • Senior Connor Cobb clocked a time of 4:29.82 in the 1-mile run, putting him in the No. 10 slot out of 35 runners.
  • During the 4x400 relay, Roberts, junior George Avrassoglou, freshman Jay Carter and senior Drew Trotman grabbed a seventh-place finish with a time of 3:34.64, trailing sixth place by 1.04 seconds.


  • The Cardinals be back in action at the Open New England Championship on Friday at noon in Boston, Mass.