NEWPORT NEWS, VA —
The Frostburg State men's track and field team finished third out of seven teams at the Mason-Dixon Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday at Christopher Newport University's Freeman Center.
The Bobcats scored 53 points to finish behind Christopher Newport (181) and Methodist (102). Mary Washington was fourth with 51 points, followed by Salisbury (36), Catholic (30) and Gallaudet (8).
Senior Randy Belt (Upper Marlboro, Md./Patuxent) and junior Matt Holtzman (Reading, Pa./Exeter) tied for first in the pole vault with a height of 13' 0", while sophomore Will Millman (Gaithersburg, Md./Quince Orchard) finished fifth at 12' 0".
Junior Travis Bouldin (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) enjoyed a strong meet, placing second in the high jump with a season-best mark of 6' 2" and finishing third in the triple jump with a leap of 46' 6" to meet the qualifying standards for both the ECAC and NCAA Championships. He later added a sixth-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 21' 2".
Freshman Ed May (Bryantown, Md./LaPlata) placed fourth in the 5,000-meter run in 16:10.83, junior Travon Morgan (Baltimore, Md./Mergenthaler) finished fifth in the 400-meter dash in 51.98 seconds and sophomore Ron Lipscomb (Lonaconing, Md./Norhern Garrett) was sixth in the 800-meter run in a personal-record 2:01.40.
The Bobcat 4x400-meter relay team was third with a time of 3:31.52, while the distance medley relay team was also third in 11:54.13.
Sophomore Terrell Hayes (Rockville, Md./Wheaton) just missed picking up team points in the weight throw, finishing seventh with a distance of 38' 5".
Freshman Scott Smith (Fredericksburg, Va./Chancellor) established personal-bests in both the weight throw (eighth, 37' 10") and the shot put (ninth, 38' 7.75").
Frostburg State returns to action in the ECAC Championships to be held March 7-8 at Tufts University in Medford, Mass.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303