#Seawolves compete at Giegengack Invitational

Daniel Denis tallied a season-best time in the mile

Feb. 8, 2014


New Haven, Conn. – The Stony Brook men’s and women’s track and field teams combined for 12 top-eight finishes Saturday at the Giegengack Invitational hosted by Yale University.

Sophomore Daneen Small advanced to the 60-meter finals after placing seventh in 8.24 in the preliminaries. In the finals, she clocked in at 8.04 in a third-place finish. Classmate Crystal Yeates notched a new personal-record time of 1:00.95 in the 400, which was good for eighth overall. 

A pair of freshmen impressed in the mile, with Christine Eisenberg placing sixth in 5:12.01 and Megan Coney taking seventh in a personal-best time of 5:13.89. Freshman Elizabeth Caldwell was eighth in the 1,000 in 3:02.50.

Sophomore Alyson LaPorte was the Stony Brook women’s top field performer, finishing fifth in the shot put with a personal-record throw of 10.4 meters.

Junior Matthew Granata paced the men in the 400, logging a time of 49.98 and placing fourth.

Sophomore Bradley Amazan notched a new personal-best time of 1:06.96 and placed sixth in the 500, while classmate Alex Lopresti was fifth in the 1,000 in a personal-record time of 2:31.44.

Junior Daniel Denis clocked in at 4:12.68 in a sixth-place finish in the mile. The time was his best of the season. Sophomore Mitchell Kun was fifth in the 3,000 in 8:32.57, while freshman Christopher Drury impressed with a 12.37-meter throw and seventh-place result in the shot put.



Stony Brook next participates in the Manhattan Invite Saturday, Feb. 15.