Thompson Claims Fifth in 60 Meters at Tufts

Photo by Chris Knight
Photo by Chris Knight

(Medford, Mass.) – The Dickinson men's and women's indoor track & field teams sent three athletes to the Tufts University Final Qualifier on Saturday afternoon.

Senior Naji Thompson (Springfield, N.J./Oak Knoll) ran to a fifth-place showing the 60-meter dash, clocking a time of 8.08 in the prelims and crossing the line in 8.03 in the finals.

Junior Bryce Descavish (Ebensburg, Pa./Central Cambria) placed third in the 5000-meters with a time of 14:50.46 while senior Eric Herrmann (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown) was eighth overall at 15:55.02.

The Red Devils are now waiting for the qualifying lists for the NCAA Championships before starting the outdoor season at the Elizabethtown Early Bird Invitational on March 23rd.