Men's Track and Field Performs Well at David Hemery Invitational

Men's Track and Field Performs Well at David Hemery Invitational

BOSTON, Mass. – The Castleton men's track and field team enjoyed a strong performance in the final event of its regular season on Saturday in the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center.

Tayler Larmie highlighted the Spartans' throwing corps with a pair of solid finishes in the weight throw and shot put. Larmie claimed third place in his flight and 33rd overall out of 46 participants in the weight throw with a launch of 13.91 meters, just shy of his program-record distance of 13.95 meters.

Larmie also led the way for Castleton in the shot put as he placed 34th overall with a heave of 12.55 meters. Morgan Rainville and Brodie Talbot competed in the same flight and came away with 37th (12.39m) and 40th (11.16m) place finishes, respectively.

After qualifying for the New England Regionals in the 60-meter hurdles at the Middlebury Invitational, Austin Beauregard showed another strong performance on Saturday as he crossed the line in 9.18 seconds to finish third in his heat and 17th overall.

Ryan Barry paced Castleton in the 60-meter dash, coming in with a time of 7.48 seconds to place seventh in his flight and 38th overall. Canute Watson and Beauregard finished back-to-back with respective times of 7.80 and 8.05 seconds. Barry came away with a strong finish in the 200-meter dash as he placed third in his heat with a time of 23.89 seconds.

Beauregard will perform in the 60-meter hurdles next Saturday, Feb. 17, in the New England Division III Championships at Middlebury. Beauregard punched his ticket to the Regionals at Middlebury on Jan. 27 with a time of 8.96 seconds.