SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Worcester State University's Markiesh Harmon (Leominster, Mass.) earned a 1st place finish in the high jump (1.89m) while both he and teammate Edward Boamah (Worcester, Mass.) qualified for Division III New England's in the long jump with a leap of 6.41m Saturday afternoon at Springfield College's Maroon & White Classic.
January 20, 2018
Maroon & White Classic
Springfield College Field House
No Team Scoring
WORCESTER STATE TOP PERFORMERS
- Markiesh Harmon – 1st Place in High Jump (1.89m/6-2.25), 3rd Place in Long Jump (6.41m/21-0.5), 6th Place in Triple Jump (12.71m/41-8.5)
- Edward Boamah – 2nd Place in Long Jump (6.41m/21-0.5), 3rd Place in 200 Meter Dash (22.94), 8th Place in 60 Meter Dash (7.23)
- Eddy Acuna – 2nd Place in Shot Put (14.36m/47-1.5)
- Marcus Vieira – 2nd Place in Weight Throw (17.93m/58-10), 3rd Place in Shot Put (14.13m/46-4.25)
- Marques Johnson – 3rd Place in 800 Meter Run (2:02.12)
- Marc George – 5th Place in 400 Meter Dash (53.25)
- Jeff Davis – 5th Place in 800 Meter Run (2:06.21)
- Jacob Roumanos – 6th Place in Shot Put (13.44m/44-1.25), 7th Place in Weight Throw (13.50m/44-3.5)
- Devin Luce – 7th Place in Mile Run (4:44.62)
- Dariel Carrasco – 7th Place in 60 Meter Hurdles (9.86)
- Marc George, Jeff Davis, Mitchell Cupp, Marques Johnson – 7th Place in 4x400 Meter Relay (3:41.74)
Harmon had a great day as he claimed the top spot in the high jump at 1.89m/6-2.25 and also qualified for Division III New England's in the long jump at 6.41m/21-0.5. Teammate Boamah also had the same marking, which qualifies him for Division III New England's as well. Boamah PR'ed in the 60 Meter Dash today, with a time of 7.23 in the finals.
Worcester State's throwers Eddy Acuna (Newton, Mass.), Marcus Vieira (Peabody, Mass.) and Jacob Roumanos (Whitman, Mass.) performed well in both the shot put and weight throw. Acuna marked 2nd place in the shot put (14.36m/47-1.5) while Vieira slid in 3rd in the event (14.13m/46-4.25). Vieira led the team in the weigh throw (17.93m/58-10) this afternoon, coming in 2nd.
Worcester State's mid-distance runners Marques Johnson (West Hartford, Conn.) and Jeff Davis (Old Lyme, Conn.) came in 3rd and 5th places, respectively, in the 800 Meter while Marc George (Framingham, Mass.) came in 5th in the 400 Meter Dash (53.25). Devin Luce (Milford, Mass.) paced the Lancers in the mile run, coming in 7th with a 4:44.62 time.
Next weekend, the Lancers will take part in the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Invitational and also the Tufts Branwen Smith-King Invite.