Men’s track and Field Prepares for the Northeast-10 Conference Championships Starting on Friday

NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men's track and field team is set for the 2012 Northeast-10 Outdoor Championships hosted by Southern Connecticut State in New Haven, CT. The NE-10 Championships are a two-day event.

The Warriors have two men participating in field events on Friday as Ian Weaver (Brooklyn, CT) qualified for the high jump with a jump of 1.83 meters. Sophomore Anthony Baccini (Billerica, Mass.) qualified for the long jump with a leap of 6.03 meters.

Merrimack had four members qualify for the 100 meter dash. Jesse Fowler (Lynn, Mass.) qualified with the best time for the Warrior runners as he posted a 10.97 second 100 meter dash. Freshman Mike Kelley (Stoneham, Mass.) qualified in a time of 11.40 seconds while Gray Howard (Salem, NH) and Anthony Arcari (Tewksbury, Mass.) qualified with times of 11.87 seconds and 11.28 seconds respectively.


In the final event of the day, Merrimack will have two runners participating. John Doherty (Chelmsford, Mass.) and Nick Novaris (Plaistow, NH) qualified for the 10,000 meter run with times of 33:13.69 and 36:53.07 respectively.

Time Schedule for Northeast-10 Championships
Friday and Saturday - May 4th – 5th, 2012


Field Events:

3:30pm Hammer Throw (Women followed by Men)
3:30pm Long Jump (Women followed by Men)
3:30pm High Jump (Men followed by Women)
3:30pm Javelin (Men followed by Women)

Track Events:

4:30pm 100m Hurdle Trials (Women)
4:45pm 110m Hurdle Trials (Men)
5:00pm 100m Trials (Women)
5:15pm 100m Trials (Men)
5:30pm Women's 10,000 meters
6:15pm Men's 10,000 meters