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Crain, Ugarov Take Home Track Titles at New Englands

By Roger Crosley
Sports Information Director

Ethan Crain '95 and Andy Ugarov '95 came away with individual titles from last weekend's New England Division III Track and Field Championships held at MIT.

Crain, won the 1000 and 1500 meters, with a times of 2 minutes, 29.95 seconds and 3:55:65, respectively, to become one of two double winners at the meet.

Crain also anchored the Distance Medley Relay, leading the team to an impressive third-place finish in the event. Andy Ugarov captured the triple jump with a leap of 44 feet, 9 inches. The Engineers placed third in a field of 21 teams.

Wrestling

The MIT wrestling team made an impressive appearance at last weekend's New England Division III Championships held at Roger Williams University.

Marc Graham '95 won the 118 lbs. weight class by a score of 6-5 over Plymouth State wrestler Kyle DeForest. Heavyweight Ben Hellweg '97 was awarded "the most falls in the least amount of time" with 3 falls in 12.19 seconds. Matt Ziskin '98 was runner-up in the 158 lbs. weight class and was voted 1995 New England College Conference Wrestling Association Rookie Wrestler of the Year.

Both Graham and Ziskin will advance to the Division III Nationals, which will be held March 2-4 at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.