The Central Connecticut men's track and field team opened the 2017 outdoor season at the Bryant University Black and Gold Invitational on Sunday. The Blue Devils, who had their home meet on Saturday canceled due to the winter weather, totalled 136 points in the nine team field.
Sophomore Jero Sneh finished fifth in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.28. He would follow that up with a 10th place finish in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.75, a new personal best.
In the 400 meter dash senior Zach Andrews finished 10th in a time of 52.87.
In the 400 meter hurdles it was sophomore Franklin Bartley who finished fourth in 58.34 and Sanchez was sixth in 1:00.18. Sophomore Kyle Welch finished third in the 3,000 meter steeplechase in 10:18.40.
Junior Sam Borecki was second in the pole vault with a jump of 4.25 meters.
In the long jump it was freshman Jack St. Clair who finished third with a jump of 6.05 meters, and Welsh was fifth at 5.83 meters.
The Blue Devils placed 2-3-4-5 in the javelin. Senior Jeremy Willis was second with a throw of 60.76 meters (IC4A qualifying throw), while freshman Nana Kissi (56.48) was third, junior Tyler Latham (53.86) was fourth and senior James Frey (52.87) was fifth. Kissi's distance was a personal best.