Sports Briefs

Men’s crew has good start to season in California
Men’s crew opened its season this weekend, competing in the Redwood Shores Rowing Classic in Redwood City, Calif.’ The Huskies went 1-1 Saturday, losing by five seconds to Stanford but bouncing back with a four length victory against Gonzaga later in the day.’ Stanford used a late push to down NU, while the Huskies led from start to finish against Gonzaga.’ Northeastern completed competition in the Classic yesterday with an eight-length win over Orange Coast College. The Huskies’ next race is Saturday, April 11 when they take on Boston University in the Arlett Cup. The varsity race begins at 9:24 a.m.

‘- Nate Owen, News Staff

Men’s and women’s track compete in Tampa, Fla.
The men’s and women’s track teams each placed fourth out of four teams this weekend at the University of South Florida Quad Meet in Tampa, Fla. On the men’s side, junior Nate Hunter won the shot put, throwing a personal-best of 61 feet, 6.25 inches eclipsing his mark of 61 feet, 4.75 inches he set at the indoor NCAA Championship March 13-March 14. Sophomore Pablo Rodriguez finished second in the pole vault with a personal-best of 15 feet-9-inches.’ Senior Bamidele Faboyede won the hammer, becoming the ninth Husky ever to throw it more than 200 feet with a toss of 201 feet, 3 inches.’ On the women’s side, senior Brittany Moriarty broke her own NU record in the 1,500 with a time of 4:31.81 while placing second. Junior Porshe Gidding won both the 100-and-200 meter dash. Sophomore Consandria Walker finished second in the long jump and triple jump.

‘- Nate Owen, News Staff

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