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Esposito Finishes 15th In the Decathlon at NCAA Division III Championship

Esposito Finishes 15th In the Decathlon at NCAA Division III Championship

CANTON, N.Y.—Junior Dominic Esposito (Massapequa, N.Y.) concluded his collegiate career by winning the 1500-meter run to finish 15th with 6,120 points in the decathlon at the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships at the Merrick-Pinkard Track & Field Complex on Friday.

Esposito, who became the program's first male NCAA national championship qualifier on Sunday, finished with the fourth-most points in school history over two days on the campus of St. Lawrence University. Entering the final five events in 17th position, he came in 16th with a time of 16.27 in the 110-meter hurdles and 14th in the discus with a throw of 105-feet, 3-inches.

After an 11th-place showing in the pole vault (12-feet, 1.5-inches), Esposito recorded a throw of 144-feet, 7-inches in the javelin to finish 12th. He then came through with a time of 4:26.30 in the 1500-meter run to win the event by more than a second, and pushing him into 15th place overall.

The victory in the 1500 meters was a fitting end to a tremendous season for Esposito, who set new school records in the decathlon and the pole vault, while earning All-New England and All-ECAC honors en route to earning a national championship bid.

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