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Credit: FIONN S. DAMDAR -- THE TECH

Nikolaos Michalakis ’01 (left) of the MIT Men’s Track Team throws the javelin in the NEWMAC championships this weekend. He won his event with a throw of 188 feet. Matthew Potts ’00 (above), vaulting at a starting height of 11 feet. He finished at 12 feet 6 inches in 4th position, his best vault this outdoor season. Other vaulters for MIT were Dan Kwon ’02 who cleared 13 feet to tie for second place, and Dan Opila ’03 who placed 5th with a jump of 12 feet 6 inches. The MIT men’s track and field team placed second overall at the the meet held at Springfield college. The final scores were Springfield 212.5, MIT 198.5, Coast Guard 115, WPI 42.5, and Wheaton 39.