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Williams turns in notable performance at ECAC meet
Monday, March 10, 2014

Williams turns in notable performance at ECAC meet

Eric Williams

Eric Williams (Batavia, N.Y.) finished fourth in the 60-meter high hurdles on March 8 at the ECAC Division III Indoor Track & Field championship meet in Boston, Mass.Williams, a sophomore, posted a time of 8.33 seconds, just .02 off the previous meet record set by Adam Scalise of the Coast Guard Academy in 2012.

Scalise set a new record Saturday with a winning time of 8.12 seconds, just ahead of Terrence Gibson of Worcester State (8.13), and Chase Toliver of Gwynedd-Mercy (8.22), followed by Williams, who turned in the fifth-best time preliminary time Friday of 8.28 seconds.

Williams also ran a 22.67 in the 200 meters.

In the other notable performance Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center, sophomore Kyle Collins (Suffern, N.Y.) set a personal-best of 8:39.91 to finish eighth in the 3,000 meters. His previous-best of 8:43.88 came at the SUNYAC meet last Saturday.

The Blue Devils earned 10 team points during the two-day meet -- five by Williams and one by Collins on Saturday, and four by junior Zakk Hess (Newark, N.Y.) on Friday for finishing fifth in the 5,000 meters.

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