Burton wins 60 hurdles at Boston University meet

BOSTON, Mass. --  Colby College sophomore Tanner Burton won the 60-meter hurdles Saturday at the Boston University Valentine's Classic.

Burton clocked an 8.79 to beat runner-up Marcel Smith (8.88) of Wheaton College. Burton was running in the regular 60 hurdles. There also was a 60 hurdles invitational race.
 
Ty Farris placed 24th in the 60 dash (7.17). Ben Smith finished 66th in the 200 dash (22.45), Sage Bailin was 107th in 22.87, Burton placed 141st in 23.26, and Farris was 156th in 23.27.