BOSTON, Mass. -- Brian Sommers placed 17th in the 200-meter dash and was 28th in the 400 meters for the Colby College men's indoor track and field team at Boston University's Valentine Invitational on Saturday.
Griffin Gagnon is now second among 3,000 meter runners after a time of 8:32.41 in taking 60th place. Jeff Hale has the school record in 8:26.48.
Pedro Caballero took 60th in the 400 meters, James O'Donnell was 138th in 51.86, and Marcques Houston placed 153rd in 52.29.
Besides Sommer's fine finish in the 200, Colby had seven other sprinters in the event. Zach O'Connor (103rd, 22.74), Houston (113th, 22.85), James O'Donnell (116th, 22.87), Nick Boutin (130th, 23.00), Summers (144th, 23.11), Roy Donnelly (156th, 23.30), and Leo McGuiness (160th, 23.34).