MERCED TAKES SECOND AT TCNJ INVITATIONAL

MERCED TAKES SECOND AT TCNJ INVITATIONAL

Trenton, N.J. (4/8/19) Senior Michael Merced (Pearl River, N.Y.) took second place in the 400m dash with a time of 49.52 at the TCNJ Invitational held this past weekend on the campus of the The College of New Jersey.

Merced also competed in the 4x400m relay with teammates Patrick Bateman (Pearl River, N.Y.), Rollens Florvil (Spring Valley, N.Y.) and Jaylen Cruz (Middletown, N.Y.) where they finished in sixth place with a time of 3:28.97.

Also competing the 400m dash, Bateman finished in 29th place with a taime of52.50, while Justin Estevez (Nanuet, N.Y.) took 39th place with a time of 53.17.  Cruz finished in 43rd place with a time of 53.30 and Florvil took 48th place with a time of 53.71.

Senior Andrew Pierre (Spring Valley, N.Y.) finished in sixth place in the 100m dash with a time of 11.12.  Brandon Adams (Highland Mills, N.Y.) took 19th place with a time of 11.53 and Dylan Roadarmel (New City, N.Y.) ran a time of 12.27 to finish in 54th place.

Pierre also competed in the 200m dash where he ran a time of 22.56 to finish in eighth place.  Lowell Pierrette (Elmsford, N.Y.) finished in 14th place with a time of 23.20 and Adams took 18th place with a time of 23.30.  Bateman finished in 26th place with a time of 23.51 and Roadarmel took 89th place with a time of 25.54.

In the 1500m run, sophomore Nicholas Beutel (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) ran a time of 4:37.27 to finish in 60th place and David Jeffers (Florida, N.Y.) finished in 96th place with a time of 5:23.87.

Pierrette also took part in the 110m hurdles where he finished in seventh place with a time of 16.03 and the long jump where he took 12th place with a jump of 6.22m (20 feet, five inches).

Freshman Adams finished in eighth place in the high jump with a jump of 1.85m (six feet, 0.75 inches).