CANTON, N.Y. – Senior Tayler Larmie smashed the school weight throw record and freshman Trevor Rose bested his own record in the shot put to lead the Castleton University men's indoor track and field team at the Dual Duel in Newell at St. Lawrence on Saturday.
Larmie finished second in the weight throw competition with a throw of 14.53 meters (47'8"), which beat the previous school record by .58 meters and qualified him for the NCAA Division III New England Championships. Larmie was also fifth in the shot put with a distance of 12.50 meters (41'0.25").
Rose won the shot put with a throw of 13.81 meters (45'3.75") to surpass his own record of 13.44 meters set on Dec. 1. Also in the shot put, Morgan Rainville finished second with a throw of 13.04 meters (42'9.5").
Freshman Justin Perretta ran the 3000-meter in 11:01.31 to place eighth and set the school record as the first competitor for the school in the event.
Joseph Ouimet placed second in the pole vault, achieving a height of 3.05 meters (10'0"). The Spartan 4x200-meter relay team of Ouimet, Canute Watson, Laurance Romain, and Ryan Barry was second, finishing less than one second behind St. Lawrence. Barry also secured a third-place finish in the 60-meter dash in 7.35 seconds, where Watson was sixth in 7.78 seconds.
Castleton is off until Jan. 12 when it competes at the Middlebury Winter Classic.