Kevin Lee Breaks 49-Year-Old Long Jump School Record

By Sam Higuera

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – The Marist track & field team had a successful first day at the MAAC Outdoor Championships.

Kevin Lee broke a 49-year-old school record in the long jump, securing a third-place finish with an impressive leap of 6.93 meters (22 feet, 9 inches). The previous record was set by Tim Murphy in 1975 (6.86 m).

Noah Brown is also bringing home a bronze medal for the Red Foxes. He pole vaulted 4.10 meters (13 feet, 5.25 inches) to capture third.

Marist earned five more points in the javelin throw. Liam Haggerty used a personal record toss of 45.49 meters (149 feet, 3 inches) to finish fourth.

The Red Foxes also saw multiple student-athletes secure spots in tomorrow’s finals. Chris Paxis finished third in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:57.76, while Raffi Buchakjian claimed tenth place with a personal record time of 4:01.68 in the same event. Amari Mathis secured eighth place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.86 seconds, and Christopher Lynch clinched eighth place in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 58.14 seconds.

MAAC Outdoor
Michael P. Brady Track
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Men’s Results
100-meter dash
8-Amari Mathis 10.86
200-meter dash
11-Amari Mathis 22.17 – season best
400-meter dash
9-Easton Eberwein 49.74
400-meter hurdles
8-Christopher Lynch 58.14 – personal record
800-meter run
11-Tyler Perry 1:56.40 – season best
25-Matthew Ferreri 2:01.54
30-Alexander Ushchak 2:03.94
31-Jacob Anderson 2:05.10
32-Ian Weisinger 2:07.47
1,500-meter run
3-Chris Paxis 3:57.76
10-Raffi Buchakjian 4:01.68 – personal record
3,000-meter steeple
12-Mason Mayer 10:05.28
13-Dennis Love 10:16.77
10,000-meter run
9-John Ignacz 32:11.13 – season best
10-Ryan Wisker 32:26.69
12-Alexander Pattison 32:50.43
13-Jack Dovaras 33:12.47
15-Anthony Citera 34:08.36 – personal record
Javelin Throw
4-Liam Haggerty 45.49m (149 feet, 3 inches) – personal record
Long Jump
3-Kevin Lee 6.93m (22 feet, 9 inches) – school record
Pole Vault
3-Noah Brown 4.10m (13 feet, 5.25 inches)

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