ROXBURY, Mass. – Worcester State University's sophomore high jumper, Justin Lewis (Lynn, Mass.) was named the All New England High Jump champion on Saturday as he and teammate Marcus Vieira (Peabody, Mass.) helped his team to a 14th place finish amongst a group of Division I, II, and III New England teams in attendance.
February 3, 2018
Reggie Lewis Athletic Center
All New England Championships
1st Place: Northeastern (164)
2nd Place: Connecticut (162.33)
3rd Place: Rhode Island (113)
4th Place: Southern Connecticut (63)
5th Place: New Hampshire (30)
6th Place: Brown (26)
7th Place: Dartmouth (25.33)
8th Place: Central Connecticut (23.33)
9th Place: Maine (23)
10th Place: Vermont (20)
11th Place: Stonehill (18)
12th Place: UMass Dartmouth (14)
12th Place: AIC (14)
14th Place: Worcester State (13)
15th Place: Boston College (12)
16th Place: UMass Amherst (10)
17th Place: Sacred Heart (9)
18th Place: MIT (8)
18th Place: Hartford (8)
20th Place: Springfield (6)
21st Place: Assumption (5)
21st Place: Bridgewater State (5)
23rd Place: UMass Boston (4)
24th Place: Merrimack (1)
WORCESTER STATE PERFORMERS
- Justin Lewis – 1st Place in High Jump (2.14m/7-00.25)
- Marcus Vieira – 6th Place in Weight Throw (17.64m/57-10.50)
- Edward Boamah – 11th Place in 400 Meter Dash (49.84), 16th Place in 200 Meter Dash (22.63)
- Marques Johnson – 14th Place in 500 Meter Dash (1:06.79)
- John Ojukwu – 17th Place in 60 Meter Dash (7.13)
- Anthony Christo – 19th Place in Weight Throw (15.26m/50-00.75)
Lewis, who just marked an indoor personal record of 2.14m/7-00.25 last week, jumped for the same height in a jump off this weekend at the All New England Championships and won the individual title in the event, scoring 10 points for his team.
Vieira also scored points for the Lancers as he came in 6th place in the weight throw with a distance of 17.74m/57-10.50.
Edward Boamah (Worcester, Mass.) competed in two events (200 and 400 meters), and earned a personal record of 22.63 in the 200 Meter. Marques Johnson (West Hartford, Conn.) also attained a personal record of 1:06.79 in his event of the 500 Meter Dash. John Ojukwu (Stow, Mass.) and Anthony Christo (Peabody, Mass.) also qualified to compete in the meet.
Overall, the Lancers competed very well and came in third place among the Division III schools in attendance.
Next Saturday (Feb. 10) both the men's and women's indoor track & field teams travel to Providence to take part in the MASCAC/Alliance Championships.