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Falcons Compete At David Henry Valentine Invite

Falcons Compete At David Henry Valentine Invite

Joseph sets new PR in the 200 meter with time of 23.09 seconds

Boston, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University men's indoor track & field team returned to action this afternoon as the Falcons competed in the 2019 David Henry Valentines Invitational, hoisted by Boston University.

The Basics

Meet: David Henry Valentine Invite
Location: Track & Tennis Center
Scoring: No Team Scoring

How It Happened

Junior Wilkerson Pierre (Cambridge, Mass.) led the way for the Falcons with a 38th place finish in the triple jump with MASCAC qualifying  mark of 12.45 meters, while senior Brendan Courtney (North Attleboro, Mass.) posted a 40th place effort in the shot put with post-season qualifying toss of 11.90 meters

In the 800 meter, freshman Nicholas Sachetta (Billerica, Mass.) and sophomore Timothy Sheehy (Wakefield, R.I.) turned in MASCAC qualifying times of 2:05.48 and 2;08.74, while senior Austin Landress (Winchendon, Mass.) added a post-season qualifying time of 1:08.40 in the 500 meter.

Sophomore Asante Monteiro (Fall River, Mass.) and junior Zachary Joseph (Hyde Park, Mass.) turned in solid times of 22.53 seconds and 23.09 seconds in the 200 meter with Joseph setting a new PR in the process, while senior Joseph Darrigo (Tewksbury, Mass.) and sophomore Joe Weston (Middleton, Mass.) added MASCAC qualifying times of 2:45.69 and 2:55.96 respectively to round out the top Falcon efforts on the afternoon.

Up Next

Falcons return to action next Saturday as Fitchburg State competes in the 2019 MASCAC/Alliance Championships, hosted by Plymouth State University, starting at 11:00 AM.