PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Following a school record-breaking performance in the 500-meter run, Dakota Garrow of the Castleton men's indoor track and field team has been named the Little East Conference Indoor Track Rookie of the Week for the week ending Jan. 13.
Garrow competed in three events at Saturday's Middlebury Winter Classic and broke the school record with a third-place finish in the 500-meter run with a time of 1:16.16 to break Sebastien Crowell's 2017 record holding time of 1:20.22.
The Randolph, Vermont native also finished eighth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:28.89.
To cap his performance, Garrow made his collegiate debut in the pole vault and cleared a height of 2.60 meters (8'6.25") to place fourth.
Castleton returns to action at the New Balance Track in the Virtue Field House at Middlebury College for the Middlebury Winterfell on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m.