Three event wins lead men’s athletics to second place at SNHU Spring Invitational


McNamee won the one-mile race to lead three race winners on Saturday (PHOTO BY Brian Foley)

King with two top two finishes, first in the high jump, while McNamee wins the mile and Hagen first in the triple jump

MANCHESTER, NH (April 2, 2022) – Stonehill College’s men’s track and field program posted a second-place team finish for the second straight week at the SNHU Spring Invitational, hosted by Southern New Hampshire University, at Penmen Stadium today.

Stonehill compiled 180 points from her three event wins and 16 top threes for 29 top five efforts overall. Franklin Pierce University won the team title with 250 points, while the University of Maine-Farmington (125) rounded out the top three in the team standings.

Strong points

  • Senior Nickolas McNamee led the way in the one-mile race, finishing first in 4:21.78, leading six Stonehill entries into the top seven out of 22 runners overall. Junior Black Quail was third in 4:25.96, followed by the freshman Jace Hollenbach in fourth (4:30.29), second year Patrick Garrat in fifth (4:32.59), second grade Ian Can in sixth (4:34.13) and junior Andre Janus in the seventh (4:34.23).
  • Second year King Solomon won the high jump by clearing a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
  • King also finished second in the 400 meters in 51.17 seconds, while second n André Morin followed in third place with a personal best of 52.01 seconds, while junior Casey Ivester finished fourth with a personal best 52.61.
  • First-year student Parker Hagen took first place in the triple jump, clearing a distance of 41 feet and 3 inches. He also finished fourth in the long jump with a personal best distance of 19 feet and 11.75 inches, after the first year Sean Theur in second with a personal best distance of 20-0.25.


  • King

    First-year student Shea Druganjunior Nate Skopas and freshman Zachary Ofurum led strong Stonehill packs in the 100-yard and 200-yard dashes. Drugan was third in the 100 (11.63 seconds) and 200 (personal best 22.55), while Skopas was fourth (11.68/personal best 23.29) in both and Ofurum fifth in each (11 .85/best staff 23.29).

  • First-year student Tyler McNair and second Cedric Henry also scored for the Skyhawks in the 100 yards with seventh (12.16) and eighth (12.30) places, respectively.
  • Second year Jacob Pacheco was sixth (personal best 23.75) in the 200 meters and Theurer was seventh (24.27). McNair also scored a run for the Skyhawks in the ninth (personal best 24.53).
  • Pacheco also placed second in the pole vault, clearing a height of 13 feet, 5.25 inches, while a sophomore. Cody DeAngelo third at 12-11.50.

More results

  • First-year student Ethan Peck placed second in the hammer throw with a personal best distance of 138 feet 4 inches, while senior Robert Lisa finished fifth with a shot of 133-08.
  • First-year student Jason Weber finished third in the 400-meter hurdles with a personal best 1:02.17.
  • Second year Connor Hughes placed third in the 800-meter race in a personal best time of 1:59.76, with a freshman Jackson Domingo fourth with a personal best of 2:05.41.
  • First-year student Alvin Georges placed fourth in the javelin throw with a personal best 127-foot-8.
  • Second year Chris Cox ranked eighth in the discus throw with a personal best 109-foot-10.

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Stonehill returns to action next Saturday at the Merrimack Track Carnival, hosted by Merrimack College, at 2 p.m. Later this spring, Stonehill will host its 13and Skyhawk Invitational on Saturday, April 30 at WB Mason Stadium, as well as the Northeast-10 Conference Championships the following weekend, May 6 and 7.

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Joseph K. Bennett