Men's Track & Field Runs At BU Valentine Invitational

BOSTON - The SUNY Geneseo men's track & field team team competed at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, hosted by Boston University.  

  • The field included open athletes from around the world as well as Division I, II and III competitors. 
  • First-year Lukas D'Alfonso set a program record with a 48.64 clocking to finish 25th in the 400-meter dash.
  • Junior Gillan Faulkner broke the Geneseo record in the 1,000, crossing 21st with a time of 2:27.95.
  • D'Alfonso and Faulkner joined sophomore Ryan Dwyer and Samuel Napoli to set a program record in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:19.39.

Geneseo will be back in action next Saturday (Feb. 17) at the Brockport Invitational in its final tune-up for the SUNYAC Championships the following week (Feb. 23-24). 

TOP GENESEO FINISHERS 

60 Hurdles
14. Austin Cutler 8.60 

800
69. Samuel Napoli 1:55.45 (sixth in program history)

60
2. Ryan Dwyer 7.14 (sixth in program history)

400
25. Lukas D'Alfonso 48.64 (Program record)

200
61. Ryan Dwyer 22.45

1,000
21. Gillan Faulkner 2:27.95 (program record)

Mile
75. Luke Holtzman 4:13.38 (sixth in program history)
88. John Ripa 4:14.63 (T8th in program history)

4x400
17. Geneseo 3:19.39 (Ryan Dwyer, Gillan Faulkner, Lukas D'Alfonso, Samuel Napoli) (program record)

3,000
51. Alexander Burks 8:26.22 (second in program history)

5,000
43. Matt Jorgensen 15:02.66
49. Jack Tate 15:14.15