EASTON, Mass. -- Senior David Pless, sophomore Sean Enos and junior John Wisener combined to score nine points on Friday at the all-divisions Open New Englands, with most of the meet's action to take place on Saturday at Stonehill College.
Bates' nine points have the Bobcats in ninth place among the 28 teams who have scored. Bates is also third among Division III teams.
Pless (Atlanta, Ga.) and Enos (Lynnfield, Mass.) placed third and seventh, respectively, in the hammer throw, at 189-9 for Pless and 178-1 for Enos. The duo ranked first and second among Division III athletes; Northeastern's Max Milder won in 205-1.
Wisener (Ridgewood, N.J.) matched his career best from six days earlier at the New England Division III Championships, clearing the bar at 15-3.0 to placed eighth in the pole vault. Wisener is ranked third in team history in the event.
Also competing on Friday:
- Junior Jarret McKallagat (Atkinson, N.H.) placed 10th in the 110 hurdles, in 15.19 seconds, third fastest among Division III athletes, and 10th in the 400 hurdles as well, at 54.59 seconds, seventh among Division III competitors.
- Senior David Hardison (South Portland, Maine) placed 12th in the 110 hurdles, in 15.19 seconds, and 13th in the long jump, with a top mark of 20-3.
- Senior Zak Kofos (Marlborough, Mass.) finished 14th in the javelin throw, with a top distance of 160-0.
- Junior Ben Levy (Belmont, Mass.) placed 14th in the 200 meters, at 22.44, a hair ahead of UMass-Amherst's Patrick Farnham. Junior Adam Spencer (Wellesley, Mass.) placed 19th in 22.58 seconds.
- Senior Anthony Haeuser (South Portland, Maine) finished 21st in the 110 hurdles, in 15.80.
- Sophomore Isaiah Spofford (Waterville, Maine) recorded the 24th fastest time in the 100-meter dash, at 11.32 seconds.