CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Babson college men's and women's track & field teams took part in their final meet before next weekend's New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championships on Saturday at the Sean Collier Invitational at MIT.
Junior Cezary Bialon (Park Ridge, Ill.) came in fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 44-feet, 11-inches, while sophomore Justin Dill (Bellingham, Mass.) finished ninth in the long jump with a leap of 18-feet, 7-inches to go along with a 20th-place showing in the javelin.
Senior Alex Tighe (East Longmeadow, Mass.) came in 16th in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles with a time of 1:02.75, and sophomore Wyatt Hackett (Brentwood, Tenn.) posted an 18th-place result with a time of 53.85 in the 400-meter run. First-year Chris Harrington (Seekonk, Mass.) was 26th in the shot put, sophomore Trevor Lomba (Dartmouth, Mass.) finished 28th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:04.89, and Hackett placed 29th in the 200 meters with a time of 23.96.
In the women's half of the meet, sophomore Paris Ekman (Fargo, N.D.) was the team's top finisher as she came in sixth after clearing 9-feet, 9-inches in the pole vault. First-year Melanie Plattner (Fort Lee, N.J.) was 12th with a time of 2:28.02, while sophomore Melissa Perlman(Bentonville, Ark.) was 10th in the shot put, 12th in the discus and finished 15th in the hammer throw with a toss of 83-feet, 9-inches.
Junior Kim Dvorak (Essex Junction, Vt.) came in 26th in the 200-meter dash, while seniorsBrianna Stiklickas (Nesconset, N.Y.) and Blair Ginden (Amston, Conn.) finished 14th and 22nd, respectively, in the javelin.
Babson will return to MIT next Saturday for the NEWMAC championship meet starting at 11 a.m.