Men's track & field places ninth at state championships
Hamilton College finished ninth out of 10 teams at the 2011 New York State Collegiate Track Conference championships, which were held at Rensselaer's Ned Harkness Track & Field on May 6 and 7.
James Grebey '12 captured second place in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:57.23. Grebey's time qualified him for the 2011 Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III championships at Moravian College on May 19 and 20. He also made the NYSCTC all-conference team. The top three finishers in each event earn all-conference honors.
Jimmy Alexis '13 took fourth place in the pole vault as he cleared 4.25 meters. Sam Reider '14 also finished fourth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.93 seconds, which qualified him for the ECAC championships.
Josh Orndorff '11 was seventh in the hammer throw with a distance of 44.78 meters, and Hashem Zikry '13 ended up eighth in the 5,000-meter run in 15:32.84.
Hamilton posted 21 team points. Rensselaer won the team title with 180 points.