Boston, Mass. - Bucknell men’s track and field team finished fourth at the Scarlet and White Invitational and recorded a bunch of top-10 times on Saturday at Boston University’s Track and Tennis Center.
Nicholas Marino set a new personal best in the pole vault, clearing 15-10. He currently sits in fourth on Bucknell’s all-time top-10 list. The Bison would continue their strong performances when Jacob Stupak finished sixth in the mile with a time of 4:06.25. Stupak now ranks fourth on the all-time list.
Jeffrey Brown finished sixth in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.97. William Melchionni had quite the outing in the 200-meter dash by clocking in at 21.80. He is tied for third on the all-time top-10 list with Noel Powell.
Freshman Alex Dessoye showed off his speed in the 400-meter dash by finishing 18th with a time of 48.74. Dessoye now sits sixth on the all-time list. Scott Gulizio placed fifth in the 1,000 meter, by clocking in at 2:28.07.
Nicholas Lombardo placed fourth in the long jump leaping 23-4. He also earned a fourth-place finish in the triple jump by leaping 47-5.
C.J. Falcioni had a strong performance in the 35 lb. weight throw with a toss of 53-10, which earned him a fourth-place finish.
The Bison finished fourth overall with 62.50 points and only Monmouth (72 pts), Albany (76.50 pts), and Mississippi State (84 pts) placed higher than Bucknell.
The Bison will next compete in the Bucknell Tune-Up, their final meet before the Patriot League Championships. The meet is set for Feb. 9 at Gerhard Fieldhouse.