Men's Track

1500 Meters Yields Strong Finish For Multis

Daniel Schwartz took home fifth at Holy Cross on Thursday.

Daniel Schwartz took home fifth at Holy Cross on Thursday.

April 20, 2012


WORCESTER, Mass. - Using the 1500 meter run to go out with a bang, two competitors from the UMass men's track and field team concluded action at the Holy Cross Decathlon Invitational on Thursday. Mark Hewitt raked in a fourth place finish with 5801 points, while redshirt senior Daniel Schwartz placed fifth by tallying 5774 points.

The story line of the day came in the final of ten events in Worcester, Mass. Schwartz crossed the line first in the 1500 meter run with a career-best readout of 4:23.26. Hewitt followed his teammates, in second with a personal record time of 4:30.59.

The Minutemen return to action this Friday and Saturday at the Larry Ellis Invite in Princeton, N.J. The multis will next prepare for the A-10 Championships to be held May 5 and 6 at the UMass Track and Field Complex.




    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Feb 6
    vs Giegengack Invitational 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 13
    vs David Hemery Valentine Invitational All Day
    Saturday, Feb 20
    vs Atlantic 10 Championships (Day 1) 9:30 AM
    Sunday, Feb 21
    vs Atlantic 10 Championships (Day 2) 9:30 AM
    Friday, Feb 26
    vs New England Championships (Day 1) 10:30 AM
    Saturday, Feb 27
    vs New England Championships (Day 2) 10:30 AM
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