PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers men’s track and field team finished the first day of the 2005 BIG EAST Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, May 6, at the Bauer Complex on the Livingston campus. Day one was devoted to the first half of the men’s decathlon and women’s heptathlon.
Sophomore Adam Golembeski (Torrington, CT) sits in second place after five events with 3,684 points, followed by senior Greg Ostrowicki (Howell, NJ) and freshman Jamal Ames (Vineland, NJ) in third and fourth place with 3,567 and 3,369 points, respectively.
Junior Trevor O’Grady (Wood Ridge, NJ) competed in the day’s opening event, recording the fastest time (11.18) in the 100m dash, but suffered a leg injury going into the second event, which will sideline him for the weekend.
The meet will resume tomorrow, Saturday, May 7, at 9:00 a.m. with the conclusion of the decathlon and heptathlon followed by the beginning of the individual events. On Saturday and Sunday, tickets cost $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for children 18 and under and senior citizens. Students from BIG EAST Conference institutions will be admitted free of charge with a valid school ID.