Hartford Hawks Athletics – Track and field breaks two school records at the New England Championships

BOSTON- The Hartford men’s and women’s indoor track teams tore up the track this weekend at the New England Championships, held at the Reggie Lewis Center. The women finished 10th out of 21 teams while the men finished 16th out of 22 teams. Highlighting the weekend for the Hawks were senior Halemot Adeyanju for women and juniors Keith May on the men’s side as both engraved their names in the record books.

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HARTFORD HIGHLIGHTS FOR MEN

  • The juniors scored and led the men Christian deal, Anthony Clavette and may
  • Broke Mai’s 1000m time of 2:30.02 Evan Jaworskis six year mark
  • Clavette overcame a height of 1.95 m in the high jump and ended up sharing fourth place
  • Deal and May each qualified for the 1000m final after running on Friday
  • On Saturday May finished fifth with Deal close behind in seventh place with a time of 2:35.50

HARTFORD LADIES HIGHLIGHTS

  • Seniors contributed to their team‘s 10th place finish in the women’s Briana Harris and Adeyanju, along with Junior Hannah D’Orso and second graders Sydney Garrison
  • Adeyanju broke her own 800m record set at the 2020 America East Championships
  • She won the 800m in a time of 2:12.91
  • Harris and D’Orso each qualified for the finals in their respective races after the first day of competition
  • Harris ran a season best of 25.66 in the 200m and finished third while D’Orso finished eighth in the 1000m final with 3:01.61
  • Garrison continued her consistent season of 1.60m in the high jump and finished tied for seventh place

CONTINUE ON TAP
The Hawks return to Boston to attend the two-day David Hemery Valentine Invite. The meeting is scheduled to take place at the Track & Tennis Center on the Boston University campus and will begin on Friday, February 11.

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