CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Several members of the Bridgewater State University men's outdoor track & field team competed on Thursday at the MIT Last Chance Qualifier.
Senior Cameron Williamson (North Easton, Mass.) captured top honors in the triple jump as he posted a career-best leap of 47 feet, 7.25 inches (14.51m).
Senior Michael Kotleski (Great Barrington, Mass.), sophomores Lamont Haynes (South Boston, Mass.) and Joshua Higgins (Fitchburg, Mass.), and freshman John Lara (South Boston, Mass.) set the school record in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:16.99. The foursome placed fifth at the meet as they eclipsed the previous BSU mark of 3:18.15 set in 2017.
Higgins also placed second in the 800-meter run with a career-best time of 1:52.13.
Sophomore Ryan Bain (Tewksbury, Mass.) placed seventh in the javelin with a career-best toss of 180 feet, eight inches (55.08m), while junior Brandon Houle (Cumberland, R.I.) finished ninth in the javelin with a distance of 172 feet, nine inches (52.67m).
Senior Joseph Kisamore (Attleboro, Mass.) placed eighth in the 1,500-meter run (3:58.47), while junior Joseph Keough (Walpole, Mass.) was the eighth runner to cross the finish line in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:40.61).
Williamson is currently tied for 21st place in all of Division III in the triple jump, while Higgins is presently ranked 30th in the 800. The Bears' 4x400-meter relay squad is currently 30th overall.