Dukes Third At A-10 Outdoor Meet
May 8, 2005
Richmond, Va. - Senior Chuck Mohan was named the Atlantic 10 Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship's Most Outstanding Field Performer as he led the Dukes to a third place finish in the two-day event at UR's Sports Backer Stadium. This is the best ever finish for the Dukes who were fourth in 2004.
Head Coach Bryan Delsite, in his third year at helm of the men's squad, was named the Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year for the second season in a row.
Mohan, who won the hammer throw on Saturday, took the discuss with a mark of 171 feet, 6 inches Sunday, close to nine inches further that URI's Andre Reid who finished second. Mohan set new Duquesne records in both events.
Freshman Tom Slosky won the 3,000 meter steeplechase and sophomore Mike Murawski captured the high jump on Saturday as the Dukes grabbed four gold medals at Sports Becker. Slosky and Murawski also set school records in their events. In addition, sophomore Luchin Lee set a new 110 meter hurdles Duquesne mark with a time of 15:39 seconds.
Rhode Island (198 points) won the team title for an unprecedented fifth consecutive time. La Salle was second with 183.50 while the Dukes accumulated 159 points, 96 ahead of the 4th place Fordham.
1. Rhode Island 198 2. La Salle 183.50 3. Duquesne 159 4. Fordham 63 5. Richmond 62.50 6. Massachusetts 61 7. Temple 60 8. Saint Josephs 57 9. Xavier 7