Men's Track Races at Buffalo Invitational

Men's Track Races at Buffalo Invitational

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure men's outdoor track team competed at the University at Buffalo Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

Racing in the 400 meters, Bonnies newcomer Ryan Walker competed for the first time and took a sixth place final finish (56.61) after winning his heat.

Freshman William Delaney ran his best 5000 meter time with a 12th place finish at 16:20.64. Sophomore Caleb Johnson also had his top time of the year in the 5K at 17:13.44.

Drew Bille also had a season best of 2:05.40 in the 800 meters, finishing just ahead of Matthew Bacher who also ran his fastest time of the season at 2:06.41. Kyle Haller also ran the event and beat his season-fastest mark by approximately six seconds at 2:10.21.

In the 1500 meters, Mark Vaccaro easily ran his fastest time of the spring with a mark of 4:21.72, ahead of a 4:30.81 he ran earlier in the month. 

Saturday served as the final warmup for the Bonnies before traveling to the Atlantic 10 Championships next weekend at the University of Massachusetts.

BONNIES RESULTS
400 METER DASH
6. Ryan Walker – 56.61
8. Dahron Wells - 1:00.16
9. Ryan Signorino - 1:01.38

800 METERS
15. Drew Bille - 2:05.40
16. Matthew Bacher - 2:06.41
17. Kyle Haller - 2:10.21
21. Ryan Signorino - 2:23.15 

1500 METERS
19. Mark Vaccaro - 4:21.72
21. Levi Malone - 4:25.76
24. Donavan Lowe - 4:35.51 

5000 METERS
12. William Delaney - 16:20.64
16. Caleb Johnson - 17:13.44
17. Karan Patel - 18:59.14
18. Christian Gravius - 19:17.72 

3000 METER STEEPLECHASE
7. George Laraia – 10:42.50

4x400 METER RELAY
5. Matthew Bacher, Drew Bille, Levi Malone, Ryan Walker – 3:48.24

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