“Even if I came in last place every meet, it wouldn’t matter.”
Notebook: Murphy continues stellar start
College track and field resumed last weekend and junior Taelour Murphy (Salisbury) enjoyed a stellar return at the Dartmouth Relays as she placed third overall (second among collegiate athletes) in the 60-meter dash in 7.76. Murphy also led the River Hawks 4X200 meter relay team to runner-up in 1:42.25.
Senior Ashante Little (Seabrook), the reigning NCAA Division III champion in the outdoor 400 meter dash, won the 55-meter hurdles at the Southern Maine Invitational in 8.36 seconds.
Brendon Pickering (Merrimac), a junior on the Wheaton College track & field team, placed third in the 5,000 meters in 16:49.64 at the Southern Maine Invitational.
Sophomore Kevin Holmes (Newburyport) scored Fitchburg State’s second goal in a 6-1 win over Assumption on Jan. 7, his fourth of the season. Freshman Mike Fish (Salisbury) added one assist. The Falcons are 6-7-0 and 3-3 in the MASCA.
Former Governors Academy standout Cody Ferriero, a senior at Northeastern, has two power play goals and one assist in his last three games, including one of each in an 8-8 overtime draw at Dartmouth Dec. 30. The Huskies are 13-6-3 (6-4-1 in Hockey East) and ranked No. 11 in the latest national poll.
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