PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Castleton University men's track and field team continued its improvement in its second competition of the 2017-18 season, as four school records fell at the Rhode Island College Holiday Classic Saturday at the Providence Career and Technical Academy.
One week after writing his name in the Castleton record book, David Harvey improved upon his record distances in both the long jump and the triple jump. Harvey finished seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 12.52 meters (41' 1") and 12th in the long jump with a top effort of 5.84 meters (19' 2").
Tayler Larmie finished fourth in the weight throw, breaking his own school record with a toss of 13.95 meters (45' 9.25"). In the shot put, Morgan Rainville improved upon his school record from last week, finishing fifth with a top mark of 13.33 meters (43' 9").
On the track, Harvey advanced to the finals of the 60-meter hurdles, finishing second in his heat with a time of 9.29 seconds, and then he finished sixth in the finals in 9.20 seconds. Ryan Barry won his heat of the 60-meter dash in 7.33 seconds, and then he crossed the finish line sixth in the finals in 7.32 seconds.
The Castleton men's track and field team will take the next month to complete the fall semester and enjoy the holiday break before returning to competition Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Dartmouth Relays in Hanover, N.H.