The following athletes placed and scored in the meet; junior Chris Moore was first in the long jump and third in the 100-meter dash. Freshman Mike Godfrey won the 110-meter high hurdles. Junior Dana Schlosser won the hammer event. Senior Jeff Mullen took first in the triple jump and second in the long jump. Sophomore Dan Sadowski won the discus event and placed sixth in the shot put. Senior James Beardsley placed and scored in three events as he was second in the javelin, fourth in the high jump and fourth in the 110 high hurdles. Senior Chris Reilly placed second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Freshman Mike Fry was second in the 110 high hurdles. Freshman David Hawes finished second in the 100 and second in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles. Senior Stan Farrell placed second in the pole vault. Freshman David Bowler was third in the pole vault. Freshman Kyle Heppenstall was third in the 200-meter dash. Junior Rich Person placed third in the 800-meter run. Freshman Rick Crispo finished third in the 1,500-meter run. Junior Marc LeFebvre was third in the high jump. Freshman Chris Neumaier was fourth in the javelin. Freshman Liam Kelly finished fourth in the 3,000 steeplechase. Junior Steve Labranche placed fourth in the 800. Sophomore Ted Manley was fourth in the triple jump. Senior Paul Gassler finished fourth in the pole vault. Sophomore Dan Shreve was fifth in the javelin. Freshman Keith Levesque placed fifth in the 400-meters. Senior Jason DeJoannis was fifth in the high jump. To complete the effort, our 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams took first place in their events as well.
Placewinners and scorers for WPI on the day were, freshman Heather Mazzaccaro who placed in four events as she won both the 200 and 400-meters to go with a second place finish in the long jump and a third in the javelin. Junior Sunny Hwang also had a big day by winning the shot put and 100-meter hurdles as well as placing second in the 100-meter dash. Double scorers for WPI were Junior Patty Panlilio who was first in the hammer and fourth in the shot put, Junior Elaine Mongeon was first in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles and tied for fourth in the high jump, Senior Akiko Hikada was second in both the 800 and 1,500-meters and freshman Jody Terranova was third in the 400 hurdles and fourth in the 100 hurdles. Single event scorers were Sophomore Rachel Kupcinskas who was second in the triple jump, senior Ann Cournoyer was third in the 800, senior Brooke Kuffel was fourth in the 200 and freshman Lisa Sorgini finished fourth in the triple jump. Our 4x100 relay team finished third and our 4x400 relay team finished first. Congratulations on winning the meet!
For their performances in the meet, Hwang and Panlilio qualified for both the New England Division III Championship and ECAC New England Meet.
In the second game, senior Amy Mercier had three hits and three stolen bases. Cusson, sophomores Lynn Kearnan and Stephanie Torrey, Gaitane, freshmen Lyn Dubois and Kerry Mallon all had one hit apiece.
In the second game, WPI came to bat in the bottom of the first down 2-0. They proceeded to send 13 batters to the plate and nine runs later found themselves on their way to a rout. Kaufmann again led the hit parade with two hits and three RBIs. Others with two hits for the game were freshmen Pat Noonan, Adam Clark, J.P. Connolly, Chris Vandette and junior Tom Michalowski. Freshman Guy Miller picked up the win in relief of starter sophomore Mike Hager. The win moved WPI into first place in the Constitution Athletic Conference for the early season.
Last Thursday, April 6, the Engineers had a game versus Brandeis and lost 11-1. WPI committed 7 errors on the game and fell behind 8-0 after two innings. Connolly had two hits in the game for the only highlight.