Trinity Men's Indoor Track and Field Has Strong Showing at Snowflake Invitational to Open Winter Season

Trinity Men's Indoor Track and Field Has Strong Showing at Snowflake Invitational to Open Winter Season

Northampton, Mass. - Junior Samuel Oyebefun (Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis) won two events to lead the Trinity College men's indoor track and field team to an impressive showing at the 2017-18 season-opening Snowflake Winter Classic, hosted by Smith College in Northampton, Mass. 

Oyebefun bested the field in the 60-meter dash, finishing with a blazing finals time of 6.94, 0.26 faster than any other runner. He also won the 200-meter dash with the field's best time of 23.41 in a great day of running. Junior Luke Mayer (Morristown, N.J.) took home first-place in the 60-meter hurdles with a finals time of 8.51 while sophomore Ace McAlister (Great Barrington, Mass.) won the mile-run in a closely contested race, finishing in 4:31.87. 

Junior Ben Feola (Woodbridge, Conn.) finished second in the 400-meter dash at 52.67, just 1.66 off the lead an senior captain Daniel Hughes (Hagley, England) added a second-place finish in the 600-meter run, finishing in 1:28.34. First-year Stephen Tyler (Weston, Mass.) had a strong showing in his collegiate debut, taking third-place in the 800-meter run just .44 seconds off the pace. 

Sophomores Timothy Bogomolov (Lynn, Mass.) and Spencer Brown (Falmouth, Maine) finished first and second, respectively, in the 3,000-meter run while the Bantam 4x200-meter relay claimed the top-spot by more than two seconds ahead of Mount St. Mary's foursome.