Jan. 16, 1999  

Contact: Adam Levin
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Quad Cup I
at Merrill Gymnasium
Lewiston, Maine

Adams Qualifies Automatically For Nationals

LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates College men's indoor track and field team captured its first multi-team meet of the season with a victory Colby, Southern Maine, UMass-Dartmouth and Westfield State

The meet was highlighted by junior weight thrower Lucas Adams (Nottingham, N.H.), who's distance of 57 feet, 11 3/4 inches in the 35-pound weight throw qualified him automatically for the NCAA Division III national championships. Adams earned All-America honors in the event last year, when he placed sixth overall in the nation. Adams also won the shot put with a throw of 46 feet, one inch. Colby junior Jamie Brewster, who placed second in the weight throw, qualified provisionally with a toss of 53 feet, 1 1/2 inches.

Bates also got victories from junior Mike Danahy (So. Windsor, Conn.) in the 1,500-meter run, junior Trevor Emory (Rosemont, Pa.) in the 800-meter run, sophomore Erik Zwick (Virginia Beach, Va.) in the 200-meter dash, senior Aron Shapiro (Lexington, Mass.) in the triple jump, and senior Jeff Crowder (Ft. Washinton, Pa.) in the pole vault.

Team Scores
Bates 189
Colby 148
Southern Maine 79
UMass-Dartmouth 61
Westfield State College 58

1500m: Mike Danahy, Bates, 4:11.99
55 Hurdles: Tyrone Boucaud, Colby, 8.06
400-meter dash: Mark Martineau, Westfield St., 52.58
High Jump: Orlando Rodriquez, UMass-Dartmouth, 6' 4"
600-meter run: Coji Watanbe, Colby, 1:28.67
Long Jump: Mitch Souza, UMass-Dartmouth, 21' 1 1/2"
35-lb. Weight: Lucas Adams, Bates, 57' 11 3/4" **National Automatic Qualifier**
800-meter run: Trevor Emory, Bates, 2:07.91
55-M dash: Emil Thomann, Colby, 6.64
1000-meters: Tom Levings, Colby, 2:46.90
Pole Vault: Jeff Crowder, Bates, 13' 0"
200-meter dash: Erik Zwick, Bates, 22.92
3,000-meters: Paul Johnson, USM, 8:54.08
Triple Jump: Aron Shapiro, Bates, 43' 3.25"
Shot Put: Adams, Bates, 46' 1"
1600-meter relay: Colby, 3:36.2
Distance Medley Relay: Bates, 11:16.7
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