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SUMMARY OF 2007 WESLEYAN MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK SEASON


2007 Overall Record: 4-4 (Note: Overall record based on results in scored meets which have no qualifying standards)

Trinity Invitational - no team scoring - 3/31/07 at Hartford, Conn.
PARTICIPATING TEAMS:  Adelphi, Amherst, Conn. College, Dutchess C.C., Fitchburg St., Hartford, Keene St., UMass Lowell, Roxbury C.C., Siena, St. Thomas Aquinas, Trinity, Vassar, Wesleyan, WPI.
WESLEYAN'S TOP-EIGHT FINISHERS:  100m - Dan Manuyag, 8th, :11.81.  800m - Chris Foster, 6th, 2:00.08 ; Chris Coleman, 7th, 2:00.23.  1500m - Chris Foster, 7th, 4:05.76 . 5000m - Jonah Blumstein, 2nd, 15:19.47 ; Jon King, 3rd, 15:22.81 ; Michael Brady, 4th, 15:27.41 ; Sean Watson, 5th, 15:35.66 ; Matt Shea, 7th, 15:40.24 ; Nick Holowka, 8th, 15:41.08.   10,000m - Owen Kiely, 1st, 32:16.79 ; Alex Battaglino, 2nd, 32:16.82.  Long Jump - Sam Grover, 2nd, 20-9. High Jump - Sam Grover, 1st, 5-11 1/2.  Javelin - Mike Moody, 1st, 185-9*.  4x400m Relay - Chris Coleman, Brad Litchfield, Chris Foster, Andres Rosario, 7th (tied), 3:37.54.
*Wesleyan team record
Link to complete men's results at Trinity Invitational  (scroll past women's to get to men's)

Coast Guard Invitational - 4th of 7 teams - 4/7/07 at New London, Conn.
TEAM SCORING:  Tufts  224, Coast Guard  194, New Haven  87, Wesleyan  66, Conn. College  59, UMass Dartmouth  50, Babson  45.
WESLEYAN'S POINT-GETTERS  (top-8):  200m - Kenton Atta-Krah, 7th :23.91.  800m - Chris Foster, 1st, 1:59.28 ; Henry Kaplan, 8th, 2:03.7.  1500m - Chris Coleman, 7th, 4:14.32.  5000m - Tom Akita, 5th, 16:24.63 ; Ed Kenney, 6th, 16:25.27.   400m Hurdles - Dan McLaughlin, 3rd, :58.55.  3000m Steeple Chase - Nate Huddell, 2nd, 10:11.62 ; Matt Franco, 4th, 11:06.31.  Long Jump - Sam Grover, 7th, 19-11 1/4. Triple Jump - Sam Grover, 3rd, 44-2 1/4.  Shot Put - Anwell Lanfrano, 4th, 39-4 3/4.  Javelin - Mike Moody, 1st, 186-9 3/4*.
*Wesleyan team record
Link to complete men's results at Coast Guard Invitational

Elmer Swanson Invitational - no team scoring- 4/14/07 at Middletown, Conn.
PARTICIPATING TEAMS:  A.I.C., Conn. College, Dutchess C.C. Eastern Conn., Mohawk Valley C.C., SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Oswego, Pace, R.I.C., Vassar, Wesleyan, Worcester St.
WESLEYAN'S TOP-8 FINISHERS:  200m - Kenton Atta-Krah, 7th :24.01.  400m - Kenton Atta-Krah, 7th :52.82.  800m - Brad Litchfield, 3rd, :59.87 ; Chris Coleman, 4th, 2:00.37.  1500m - Henry Kaplan, 6th, 4:18.25.  3000m - Alex Battaglino, 1st, 8:41.17 ; Jon King, 2nd, 8:47.04 ; Owen Kiely, 3rd, 8:47.55 ; Mike Brady, 4th, 8:48.11 ; Sean Watson, 5th, 8:50.18 ; Jonah Blumstein, 6th, 8:54.23 ; Sam Kurtis, 7th, 9:13.50.   400m Hurdles - Dan McLaughlin, 2nd, :58.02.  3000m Steeple Chase - Nate Huddell, 2nd, 10:04.96 ; Matt Franco, 4th, 10:46.13.  Long Jump - Sam Grover, 2nd, 20-7. Triple Jump - Sam Grover, 1st, 44-11 3/4.  High Jump - Joel Pratt, 4th, 5-11 1/4 ; Sam Grover, 5th, 5-11 1/4.  Shot Put - Anwell Lanfrano, 7th, 41-1 1/2.  Discus - Derek Kuwahara, 8th, 107-7.  Javelin - Mike Moody, 1st, 187-11*.  4x400m Relay - Kenton Atta-Krah, Brad Litchfield, Henry Kaplan, Chris Coleman, 3rd, 3:34.23.  
*Wesleyan team record
Link to complete men's results at Elmer Swanson Invitational  (scroll past women's to get to men's)

Williams  172.5, Wesleyan  109, Amherst  86.5 - 4/21/07 at Williamstown, Mass.
WESLEYAN'S TOP-THREE POINT-GETTERS (top 2 for relay):  200m - Kenton Atta-Krah, 3rd, :24.02.  5000m - Alex Battaglino, 2nd, 15:12.63.  110m Hurdles - Dan McLaughlin, 1st, :16.85.  400m Hurdles - Dan McLaughlin, 2nd, :56.67. High Jump - Joel Pratt, 1st, 5-9 1/4 ; Sam Grover, 1st, 5-9 1/4.  Long Jump - Sam Grover, 3rd, 21-0 3/4.  Triple Jump - Sam Grover, 1st, 46-11 3/4.  Shot Put - Anwell Lanfranco, 2nd, 41-8 1/2.  Javelin - Mike Moody, 1st, 181-4 ; Anwell Lanfranco, 3rd, 135-11. Discus - Derek Kuwahara, 3rd, 111-3. 
Link to complete men's Little Three results  (scroll past women to get to men)

NESCAC Championships - 7th of 11 teams - 4/28/07 at Middlebury, Vt. (Middlebury)
TEAM SCORING:  Williams & Tufts  197.5, Bates  95, Bowdoin  62, Middlebury  53, Trinity  47, Wesleyan  45.5, Hamilton  41, Amherst  37, Conn. College  23.5, Colby  19.
WESLEYAN'S POINT-GETTERS (top-8):  5000m - Jon King, 3rd, 15:09.90 ; Sean Watson, 5th, 15:11.25 ; Jonah Blumstein, 7th, 15:22.06.   10,000m - Michael Brady, 1st, 31:57.49 ; Alex Battaglino, 3rd, 32:02.49.  High Jump - Sam Grover, 7th, 5-11 1/4.  Triple Jump - Sam Grover, 3rd, 46-5 1/4.  Javelin - Mike Moody, 1st, 186-6. 
Link to complete men's results at NESCAC Championships  (scroll past women's to get to men's)

New England Div. III Championships - 14th (tied) of 26 scoring teams - 5/3-5/07 at Springfield, Mass. (Springfield College)
TOP 10 TEAM SCORING:  Williams  137.5, Tufts  91.5, Springfield  89, M.I.T.  79, Coast Guard  60.33, Bates  53, Salem St.  30, Eastern Conn.  28, Trinity  26, Westfield St. & Amherst  25.  Wesleyan  (tied for 14th) - 16 points.
WESLEYAN'S POINT-GETTERS (top-8):  3,000m Steeple Chase - Nate Huddell, 8th, 9:45.63.  Triple Jump - Sam Grover, 1st, 48-4 1/2*.  Javelin - Mike Moody, 4th, 174-6.
*team record 
Link to complete men's results at New England Div. III Championships  (scroll past women's to get to men's)

New England Open Championships - did not score - 5/10-12/07 at Hanover, N.H.  (Dartmouth)
TOP 10 TEAM SCORING:  Rhode Island  155.5, Dartmouth  111.75, Williams  54, Sacred Heart  51, Stonehill  45.5, Boston College  39.75, Bryant  38, New Hampshire  37.5, Tufts  30, Southern Conn.  29.75.  Wesleyan - 0 points.
Notes - Wesleyan's top finisher was Alex Battaglino in the 10k as he placed 13th of 31 in a time of 32:36.22.
Link to complete men's results at New England Open Championships

NCAA Division III Championships - Team did not score - 5/24-26/07 at Oshkosh, Wis. (Wisconsin-Oshkosh)
TOP 10 TEAM SCORING: Wis.-La Crosse  99, Cortland St.  34, Monmouth  28, Wisc.-Platteville & St. John's (Minn.)  27, Wisc.-Whitewater  26, Brockport St.  21, Wisc.-Oshkosh, Redlands, Pomona-Pitzer, Mt. Union, Buffalo St. & Augustana (Ill.)  20.   Wesleyan - did not score  (0 points).
NOTES - Sam Grover had a best leap of 46-3 1/4 in the triple jump, well below his qualifying effort of 48-4 1/2 when he won the New England Div. III title, as he failed to qualify for the final round of the event at the NCAAs.  It was his second trip to Nationals, having made the trip in 2005 as well.