SYRACUSE, NY – The Rutgers men’s track and field team finished second in the BIG EAST Championships that were completed on Sunday at the Carrier Dome, with 168.50 points. Notre Dame won the 2005 men’s championship with 182 points." />
Welcome to ScarletKnights.com
    • iPad/iPhone App
    • Find us on Facebook
    • Twitter
    • RSS Feed
    • Get Text Alerts
Men's Track and Field Captures 2nd Place at BIG EAST Indoor Championships
O'Grady Named Most Outstanding Field Performer; RU Coaching Staff Honored
  • Posted on February 20, 2005 12:00:00 AM
  • Increase Font SizeDecrease Font Size
  • RSS Feed
  • Subscribe
  • SYRACUSE, NY – The Rutgers men’s track and field team finished second in the BIG EAST Championships that were completed on Sunday at the Carrier Dome, with 168.50 points. Notre Dame won the 2005 men’s championship with 182 points.

    Trevor O'Grady
    Individually for Rutgers, junior Trevor O’Grady (Wood Ridge, NJ) was named the Men’s Most Outstanding Field Performer. The Scarlet Knight men’s track and field coaching staff, led by head coach Mike Mulqueen, was named Co-Coaching Staff of the Year along with Notre Dame. In addition to Mulqueen, the Scarlet Knight coaching staff is comprised of assistants Kevin Kelly, Tony Naclerio and Lou Tomlinson. The Rutgers men’s staff was also named the BIG EAST Staff of the Year at the 2004 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships which was hosted by Rutgers this past spring. The Scarlet Knights were second in the Outdoor Championships as well.

    O’ Grady was crowned the men’s individual heptathlon champion, finishing the seven-event competition with 5,168 points. The junior beat fellow Scarlet Knight Greg Ostrowicki (Howell, NJ) and Adam Golembeski (Torrington, CT), who totaled 5,006 and 4,892 points, respectively, to win the title. Rutgers also claimed the top two spots in the men’s high jump competition with seniors Lonnie Washington (Elizabeth, NJ) and O’ Grady finishing first and second, respectively. Washington claimed the individual crown with his highest jump marked at 2.06 meters.

    Rutgers junior Rowan Clarke (Teaneck,NJ) won the triple jump competition with a jump of 14.61 meters. Fellow Scarlet Knight Gary Peters (Bronx. NY) took second place, with his best jump reaching 14.27 meters. In the men’s shot put, Scarlet Knight senior Sam Segond (East Stroudsburg, PA) in second place. Pittsburgh’s Justin Clickett took the title with a 18.30 meter toss and Segond of Rutgers finished just behind at 18.28 meters. In day one of action, Segond took the 35 pound weight throw title with Clickett finishing second.

    Rutgers junior Ryan Westman (Bala Cynwyd, PA), who ran a time of 1:03.10, was edged by Villanova sophomore Dew Eckman (1:02.38), to finish second in the 500 meter dash. Rutgers made a late push to catch Villanova at the finish line in the 4x400 meter relay. The Scarlet Knights were crowned the champions, finishing in a time of 3:17.49.

    FINAL TEAM STANDINGS (MEN)
    1. Notre Dame, 182 points
    2. Rutgers, 168.50 points
    3. Pittsburgh, 98 points
    4. Georgetown, 77 points
    5. Villanova, 75 points
    6. Syracuse, 53 points
    7. Seton Hall, 38.50 points
    8. Providence, 38 points
    9. Connecticut, 23.50 points
    10. Boston College, 19.50 points

    RutgersShop.com
    Rutgers Auctions
    AT&T Text Alerts
    Fan I Am
    New Jersey Audi Dealers
    Join the Jr. Knights Club
    Ask Tom Luicci



    • Acme Nissan








    • Rutgers Center of Management Development
    • NJ National Guard
    • University Pain Medicine Center
    • Millers Rental
    BIG EAST Conference