Men's Track and Field Heads to Dartmouth Relays

Men's Track and Field Heads to Dartmouth Relays

CASTLETON, Vt. - After competing in its first event of the season nearly a month ago at the Smith Snowflake Invitational, the Castleton University men's indoor track and field team will return to action Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Dartmouth Relays on the campus of Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.

Ryan Barry was the top Spartans sprinter at the Smith Invitational on Dec. 10. The sophomore earned a 10th place finish in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.52 seconds, nearly clipping the program record of 7.42 seconds set last season. Isaiah Pearson crossed the line next in 14th place (7.72), followed by Robert Novobilsky bringing home 16th place with a time of 8.05 seconds.  

Barry also came through in the 200-meter dash, leading the team with a 16th place finish in a time of 25.15 seconds. Pearson (25.56) again crossed the line next for Castleton, followed by Novobilsky and Sebastien Crowell finishing side-by-side with times of 26.54 seconds in the event.

Tayler Larmie picked up where he left off last season and continued to shine in the throwing disciplines. The sophomore shattered his own record in the weight throw with a distance of 13.30 meters, earning a fifth place finish overall in the event. Freshman Morgan Rainville also competed in the weight throw, recording a top throw of 9.58 meters. 

Rainville was strong in the shot put, leading the team with a top throw of 12.23 meters. Larmie followed in eighth place with a throw of 12.10 meters, followed by Clayton Bailey finishing with a top distance 10.08 meters in the event. 

Senior Matt Donlon was the lone Spartan to compete in the pole vault, where he earned a fourth place finish after reaching a height of 3.10 meters.