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DeLoughry of Men’s Track & Field Leads the Way at NESCAC Championship

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

HARTFORD, Conn. – Freshman Kevin DeLoughry of the Wesleyan University men's track & field team placed fourth overall out of 22 runners during the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.99 at the 2018 NESCAC Championship on Saturday at Jesse Miller Field in Hartford, Conn.

The Cardinals finished 11th overall with seven points, while Middlebury (172) won the event, and Williams (140) and Tufts (137) finished in the second and third slots, respectively.

During the pole vault, junior Andrew McCracken (4.25m) and senior Jessy Carrasco-Gonzalez (3.95) finished seventh and 10th overall, respectively, while sophomore Conner Sexton, who hails from Rye, N.Y., was the ninth-place performer during the 5,000m (15:21.54).

Sophomore Grant van Inwegen was the Cardinals' first-place finisher during the 1,500m, placing in the 10th slot out of 30 runners with a time of 3:57.72. During the 10,000m, senior Tate Knight registered an impressive performance, crossing the finish line in a time of 31:55.41, which was good for 11th overall.

Freshman Kyron Roberts earned 13th-place honors in the 400m (50.71), and senior Drew Trotman was the 15th runner to cross the finish line in the 100m, as he clocked a time of 11.41.

Wesleyan will compete at the New England Division III Championship on Thursday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5, at MIT in Cambridge, Mass.