On Saturday, the Amherst men’s track and field team hosted the Amherst Spring Fling. The annual meet, held at Pratt Field, is the only home meet for the Mammoths this year. Amherst earned 79 points, second to Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who scored 149 points.

The Amherst men’s track and field team returned to competition on Sunday, April 2 after a month-long break following the indoor season.

The meet was originally scheduled for Saturday, but after a snowstorm was forecasted, the meet was moved to Sunday and took place in much warmer temperatures.

The sprinters, jumpers and throwers of the team decided to skip the meet in favor of preparing for the rest of the season, so only the mid-distance and distance runners traveled to Tufts.

On Saturday March 4, the last day for athletes to achieve qualifying times and marks for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships, the Amherst men’s track and field team traveled to Boston once again to compete at the Tufts Final Qualifier tournament.

The Amherst men’s track and field team returned to Boston last weekend, Feb. 24 to Feb. 26, with a small mid-distance and distance contingent to compete at the Open New England Championship.

This meet pitted New England athletes across all three NCAA divisions against each other. The championship was held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, a banked track that often hosts collegiate and professional meets.

The Amherst men’s track team returned to Tufts University to compete at the DIII New England Championships last weekend, Feb. 17-19. The meet required qualifying standards for all individual events, and the competitive races pitted the best DIII athletes in New England against each other. By the conclusion of the meet, the purple and white had earned 13 points for a 15th-place finish as a team.

Elijah Ngbokoli ’20 kicked off the meet for Amherst, placing 19th in the preliminary round of the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.21 seconds.

This weekend, the Amherst men’s track and field team traveled to Boston University to compete at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, one of the largest meets in the nation during the indoor season. With athletes from all divisions of the NCAA, as well as post-collegiate and professional runners competing at the banked BU track, the purple and white finished off the regular season with fast times.

This weekend, the Amherst men’s track and field team made the quick trip to Springfield College to compete at the Massasoit Classic, a non-scoring meet. With many members of the men’s cross country team now eligible for indoor competition following the conclusion of the investigation of the team’s emails, the team was at full strength.

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