Men's track finishes third at Poyau

WALTHAM, Mass. – At their annual Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational, the Brandeis men's indoor track and field team had three victories and placed third overall.

The only multiple winner of the day for Brandeis was rookie Vincent Asante  (Bronx, NY/High School for Arts Imagination and Inquiry), who was outstanding in the sprints. He won the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.62 seconds after running a 6.59 in the preliminary heats. Asante also captured the 200-meter dash in 23.57 seconds. Junior Charlie Pino (Attleboro, Mass./Perry Meridian) also earned points for the Judges in those two events, placing second in the 200 (23.90 seconds) and third in the 55 (6.85 seconds).

Brandeis's other win on the men's side came in the 3,200-meter relay, where the team of sophomores Alex Kramer (No. Andover, Mass./No. Andover) and Mik Kern (Groton, N.Y./Groton), rookie Taylor Dundas (Bath, Maine/Cheverus) and junior Chris Brown (No. Chelmsford, Mass./Chelmsford) turned in a time of 8:19.34, a full 30 seconds ahead of the second-place squad from the University of Southern Maine.

Southern Maine topped the field with 170 points, 10 ahead of Amherst, while Brandeis tallied 111 points.